Classic hazards and established occupational safety and health methods
The construction industry is of high economic importance. It designs the quality of workplaces and creates the prerequisites for safe workplaces in all economic areas. Hence, a capable construction industry with safe and attractive work is in the interest of many fields of politics.
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For example, there are the following particularities regarding occupational safety and health in the construction industry:
The activities in this sector aim at two central dimensions of occupational safety and health:
Thematic priorities result from the course of accidents, work-related and occupational diseases, boundary conditions, and the environment of companies, as well as the implementation of occupational safety and health instruments in companies.