Safety and health in construction
International Labour Office
International Labour Office, 1992 - Technology & Engineering - 162 pages
"It goes a long way in mapping out the agenda for health and safety professionals in this most dangerous and populous industry." Annals of Occupational Hygiene, Derby, United Kingdom Changes in working practices and conditions in the construction industry over the past decade have meant that the competent authorities, health and safety committees, management or employers' and workers' organizations, in particular, should take a fresh look at such aspects as the safety of workplaces, health hazards, and construction equipment and machinery. This code of practice takes account of new areas in the sector which require improved health and safety practices and other protective measures.
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Safety of workplaces
Lifting appliances and gear
Transport earthmoving and materialshandling equipment
Plant machinery equipment and hand tools
Work at heights including roof work
Cofferdams and caissons and work in compressed air
Health hazards first aid and occupational health services
Personal protective equipment and protective clothing
Infonnation and training
Structural frames formwork and concrete work