Our 20-page guide provides an overview of some of the key hazards in construction and provides introductory advice on managing risks from activities such as work at height.
Although the health and safety record of the UK’s construction industry has significantly improved in recent years, it remains a high risk sector, accounting for more than a quarter of all worker fatalities in Britain during the five-year period of 2013-18 and with high rates of certain work-related health problems, such as musculoskeletal disorders.
This 20-page guide highlights some of the key health and safety risks in construction and provides some guidance on ways of effectively managing them. Topics covered include:
- Welfare facilities
- Work at height
- Transport risks
- Health risks
- Skin problems
- Noise at work.