RR565 - Constructing better health: Final evaluation report
The Constructing Better Health pilot aimed to raise awareness of occupational health issues within the construction industry, as well as to test out a model of delivery so that learning points could be used in the design of any national scheme. The pilot was carried out in Leicestershire from October 2004 to June 2006.
This report investigates both the process and the impact of the pilot. It considers:
- the model of delivery and the reaction amongst employers and workers in the pilot area to the service;
- levels of take-up of the service and the reactions to different elements of service provision;
- intermediate outcomes such as awareness of occupational health issues and better health management procedures; and
- the ultimate outcome measures including levels of accidents and days lost due to ill-health.
This report and the work it describes were funded by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Its contents, including any opinions and/or conclusions expressed, are those of the authors alone and do not necessarily reflect HSE policy.
This report will be updated during 2008 to take into account cancer registrations for 2004 and cancer deaths for 2005.
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