The number of construction-related injuries worldwide is on the increase, together with the attendant human and financial costs, and measures are being taken to improve the industry's poor track record. This book discusses a number of related issues and should be of interest to anyone working in construction.Legislation relevant to ergonomic issues With the growing understanding of the prevalence of musculoskeletal injuries, ... In the UK, the Manual Handling Operations Regulations (1992) require that manual lifting tasks be assessed and, whereanbsp;...
|Title||:||Occupational Health and Safety in Construction Project Management|
|Author||:||Helen Lingard, Stephen M. Rowlinson|
|Publisher||:||Taylor & Francis - 2005-01|