Managing construction health risks

Serious ill-health issues continue to affect construction workers. These can be devastating for individuals and families. This site tells you about these risks and how to manage them.

Managing essentials

Managing health risks is no different to managing safety risks.

Cancer and construction

Construction workers have been at greater risk of developing cancer from their work than any other industry group.

Controlling hazardous substances

Construction work can involve a number of hazardous substances.

Controlling physical health risks

Construction work involves many physical health hazards.

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Updated 2023-06-02