How To Manage Health & Safety in Construction?

According to HSE’s Labour Force Survey, the number of work-related accidents that occur in the construction industry is significantly higher than any other line of work. When we think of the building materials, cables and tools being used, it’s not difficult to see why. So, how do you manage health and safety in the construction industry?

The most effective ways to manage health and safety in a construction environment include:

  • Planning & Assessment - Outline and examine the hazards in your workplace, their likelihood, how severe they are and what their impact will be.
  • Risk Control & Prevention - To reduce the risk of accidents, you must take direct action.
  • Review & Management - This step is used to ensure that safety control measures are working correctly.

Read on to learn more about these processes to keep you and your colleagues safe on the construction site.