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ISRN Civil Engineering
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 276545, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/276545
Research Article

Evaluation of Safety Performance in a Construction Organization in India: A Study

Construction Industry Staff College, National Institute of Construction Management and Research, Hyderabad 500032, India

Received 12 May 2011; Accepted 22 June 2011

Academic Editor: F. A. Branco

Copyright © 2011 S. V. S. Raja Prasad and K. P. Reghunath. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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