Appraisal of Sensor Technology as Innovative Pedagogy in Building Technology for Improving Safety Management of Building Construction Sites in Nigeria

Authors

  • Deborah Ahuoiza Vincent Faculty of Vocational and Technical Education University of Nigeria,
  • Okanya Arinzechukwu Victor Faculty of Vocational and Technical Education University of Nigeria
  • Japel Onyekachi Asogwa Faculty of Vocational and Technical Education University of Nigeria,
  • Ujevbe Oke Benjamin Faculty of Vocational and Technical Education University of Nigeria

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.31695/IJERAT.2022.8.3.4

Keywords:

Sensor Technology, Safety Management, Building Construction Site, Building Technology

Abstract

The study appraised sensor technology as innovative pedagogy in building technology for improving safety management of building construction sites in Enugu State, Nigeria. Two purposes and two research questions guided the study. The design was a descriptive survey and the instrument used was a structured questionnaire. The population for the study was 65, comprising of 42 Construction managers and 23 Site supervisors from registered construction company residents in Enugu state. Three experts face validated the Instrument and the Cronbach alpha reliability method was used to determine the internal consistency of the questionnaire items while 0.89 was obtained. The data collected were analyzed using mean and standard deviation. The study found 13 sensor technologies that can be used for safety management in construction sites in building technology. The findings of the study also revealed that sensor technology is an innovative pedagogy for improving safety management in construction sites. The study, therefore, recommended, among others, that construction managers should adopt the use of sensor technology for safety management in building construction sites, all construction workers should be trained on the use of sensor technology and the curriculum of building technology should be reviewed to accommodate the new innovation.

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Deborah Ahuoiza Vincent, Okanya Arinzechukwu Victor, Japel Onyekachi Asogwa, & Ujevbe Oke Benjamin. (2022). Appraisal of Sensor Technology as Innovative Pedagogy in Building Technology for Improving Safety Management of Building Construction Sites in Nigeria. International Journal of Engineering Research and Advanced Technology (ijerat) (E-ISSN 2454-6135) DOI: 10.31695/IJERAT, 8(3), 30–36. https://doi.org/10.31695/IJERAT.2022.8.3.4

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Section 6 : Allied branches of Engineering