Global construction health and safety--what works, what does not, and why?

Int J Occup Environ Health. 2007 Jan-Mar;13(1):1-4. doi: 10.1179/107735207800245027.


The marginalization of construction workers makes them especially vulnerable in terms of poor occupational health and safety standards and lax enforcement, with resulting disabilities. A sound research base is needed to rectify this situation. Efforts to raise awareness of construction hazards and ameliorate them are described.

Publication types

  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Accidents, Occupational / prevention & control*
  • Facility Design and Construction / standards*
  • Humans
  • Industry / standards*
  • Labor Unions
  • Occupational Diseases / prevention & control*
  • Occupational Health*
  • Safety Management*