International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The Language Problem Issue among Foreign Workers in the Malaysian Construction Industry
Nurul Azita Binti Salleh, Norazah Binti Mohd Nordin, Abdul Khalim Bin Abdul Rashid

The language problem issue among foreign workers is not a new issue in the construction industry. In fact, this issue is said to be contributing to the occurrence of accidents. Interviews conducted with five contractors (A, B, C, D, E) proved that language problem, both verbally and written, exists among non-Indonesian foreign workers, especially those who have just arrived and work in the construction industry in Malaysia. Therefore, this paper is to discuss the result of the interview with the contractors regarding language problem issue that occur in the construction industry in Malaysia.

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