Working on a construction site is considered very dangerous and construction workers face multiple risks like accidents or occupational diseases that result from their daily working activities and environment.
The construction industry has one of the highest amounts of occupational hazards and workplace-related injuries. Due to the varied nature of each construction project, every site and the risks associated with it can be different.
It's critical to evaluate each site individually and consider all the potential accidents and risks to health and safety that can occur. Companies must take preventative measures to protect their workers, this includes providing certified and good quality protective equipment.
Risks in the construction industry
There is an endless list of occupational health and safety risks on a construction site, the main ones being physical, chemical and ergonomic.