Injuries to construction workers on smaller building projects have reduced in recent years. However, a number of serious issues continue to affect these workers.
If you work in housing construction, keep your workers and others safe.
1. Hazardous and heavy lifting
Manual tasks and moving objects are the cause of many injuries on house construction sites.
Overexertion in lifting is the most common and costly manual handling injury, while poor housekeeping and congested walkways are also commonplace on many house construction sites.
Solutions to help your business
The short video below of a house construction demonstration build shows how easy it is to prevent injury to your workers by planning ahead and using some simple solutions.