2007 Volume 14 Pages 73-85
The purpose of this paper is to study how to reduce construction injuries in Japan from the view point of partnering. First the author showed UK had better record compared to Japan by comparison of construction fatal injuries. In order to find out the cause, the author investigated the history of the regulations and measures for safety & health and regenerating construction movement in UK. From the study, the author picked up the risk assessment, certification scheme of capability for safety & health of workers in construction industry and the duty of construction designing engineers for safety & health. Then the author compared two countries about these thee points. From the study, the author showed there were great difference about partnering by supply-chain management and penalty due to breach the regulation. Finally the author suggests measures in order to reduce the construction injuries.