The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 90 (2012) > Issues > Issue 9 > Managing Health and Safety Risks (No. 8): Common construction hazards
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Managing Health and Safety Risks (No. 8): Common construction hazards

Common construction hazards This article considers safety hazards in construction (as opposed to health hazards, e.g. noise, vibration etc). Hazards are ‘something with the potential to cause harm’ and the corresponding risk incorporates ‘the likelihood of occurrence and the severity of the consequences’.

Author(s): The Institution of Strucutral Engineers' Health and Safety Panel