Safety, Space and Structure Quality Requirements in Construction Scheduling

Marco A. Bragadin, Kalle Kähkönen

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    Abstract Quality assessment of a construction project schedule can be a challenging task for project stakeholders. A little research work has addressed quality of schedules though a good project schedule can be considered as of the key factors of project success. The development of a reliable and easy to perform construction schedule quality assessment procedure seems to be a challenging task. Since Schedule Health Assessment of a construction project has to be strictly related to process requirements, it is used the3 “S” rule as a starting point and framework for obtaining improved understanding of quality of construction schedules. The 3 “S” are Safety, Space and Structure, meaning that the planned process should provide a safe working environment to construction workers, sufficient space to perform construction activities and the required sequence of construction operations and project phases.The aim of the study is to implement a schedule quality assessment method that takes into account the 3“S” rule of construction process.The 3“S” requirements can be successfully integrated in a Schedule Health Assessment method, but to facilitate their implementation and control a flow-line chart is needed,thus the schedule tool becomes a new requirement for construction schedule quality control.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)407-414
    Number of pages8
    JournalProcedia Economics and Finance
    Publication statusPublished - 2015
    Publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed
    EventNordic Conference on Construction Economics and Organization -
    Duration: 1 Jan 1900 → …


    • Construction management
    • Project Control
    • Project Scheduling
    • Quality
    • Safety.

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