The number of construction-related injuries worldwide is on the increase, together with the attendant human and financial costs, and measures are being taken to improve the industry's poor track record. This book discusses a number of related issues and should be of interest to anyone working in construction.For the most part, the legislation and standards adopt a hazard management approach, requiring, for example, that the risks presented by manual handling tasks be identified and assessed and appropriate control strategies selected. In the UKanbsp;...
|Title||:||Occupational Health and Safety in Construction Project Management|
|Author||:||Helen Lingard, Stephen M. Rowlinson|
|Publisher||:||Taylor & Francis - 2005-01|