Tytuł artykułuInfluence of the seasons on construction site accidents
Tytuł czasopismaArchives of Civil Engineering
AfiliacjeSzer, Iwona : Lodz University of Technology, Department of Building Materials Physics and Sustainable Design, Politechniki 6, 90-924 Łódź, Poland ; Szer, Jacek : Lodz University of Technology, Department of Building Materials Physics and Sustainable Design, Politechniki 6, 90-924 Łódź, Poland ; Kaszubska, Monika : Lodz University of Technology, Department of Building Materials Physics and Sustainable Design, Politechniki 6, 90-924 Łódź, Poland ; Miszczak, Jakub : Lodz University of Technology, Department of Building Materials Physics and Sustainable Design, Politechniki 6, 90-924 Łódź, Poland ; Hoła, Bożena : Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering, pl. Grunwaldzki 11, 50-377 Wrocław, Poland ; Błazik-Borowa, Ewa : Lublin University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture, ul. Nadbystrzycka 40, 20-618 Lublin, Poland ; Jabłoński, Marek : Lodz University of Technology, Department of Building Materials Physics and Sustainable Design, Politechniki 6, 90-924 Łódź, Poland
Słowa kluczoweaccidents ; construction industry ; employees ; season ; accident frequency index
Wydział PANNauki Techniczne
WydawcaWARSAW UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY FACULTY OF CIVIL ENGINEERING and COMMITTEE FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING POLISH ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
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