Health and safety for gig economy, agency and temporary workers

5. Sector-specific guidance

The majority of gig, agency and temporary workers work in agriculture, construction, transport/logistics, hospitality and cleaning.

Further specific guidance for these sectors is available in the following sources.

  • Agriculture
    Many workers will be recruited for seasonal work in the agriculture sector, like crop harvesting.
  • Construction
    Casual or part-time workers are common in the construction sector's supply chain.
  • Transport/logistics
    This sector includes those working as couriers or delivery drivers.
  • Catering and hospitality
    Catering and bar workers are often recruited for temporary jobs or one-off events.
  • Cleaning
    Workers in the cleaning sector will often be on temporary contracts.

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Updated 2024-06-05