Building safety--an international perspective

Int J Occup Environ Health. 2007 Jan-Mar;13(1):5-11. doi: 10.1179/107735207800244974.


International health and safety standards to protect construction workers are already in effect but are often ignored by management. Conforming to these standards and implementing other measures described by the author could substantially reduce the high incidences of injuries, illnesses, and fatalities arising from work in this industry.

MeSH terms

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