Degree of Implementation of Site Management Regulation (BNBC-93) in the Construction Site of Khulna City, BangladeshAuthor/Presenter: Rahman, Mizanoor; Rabbani, Md. Jihan; Uddin, Md. Sharif
The construction industry has a great impact on the economic growth of a country. Site management is an important issue to ensure efficient construction. Site management condition in construction industry in Bangladesh especially Khulna city still facing impediment as there is a deficiency of efficient implementation of Bangladesh National Building Code (BNBC) version 93. This study aims to identify the scenarios of site management practice according to BNBC-93 in the construction industry of Khulna city and identify the influencing factors for BNBC-93 adoption. The research has been carried out by a questionnaire survey where various stakeholders related to construction industry was participated. From the survey it was found that BNBC-93 rules on site management implementation rate are only 51% in Khulna city. According to this study, the main barriers to BNBC-93 rules adoption in construction site management are the lack of management support and negligence by relevant stakeholders. The lack of knowledge, behavior of workers and lack of law enforcement also act as significant barriers in this context. To increase the implementation of BNBC-93 rules on site management it is necessary to take action by the government agencies and increase awareness among all the stakeholders.