Occupational health risk management in construction
It is important to asses the health risks to health, and set provisions to prevent and controlling them.
Dangers that might affect us: exposure to asbestos, chemicals, sunlight, diesel engine exhaust emissions - frequent loud noise - frequent or excessive use of vibrating tools - stress and fatigue.
Risk Management assessment Identifying and taking measures to control the risk in the work place. Identify Hazards Assess Risks Select controls Implement and record findings Monitor and Review
Occupational Health Professional
employees have a good input on: - risks arising from our work - proposals to manage or control these risks - the best ways of providing information and training.
Workplaces where employees are involved in taking decisions about their health are safer and healthier.
How to select an occupational health service provider Make sure they understand your workplace and workers. They should then be able to help you prioritize what you must, should and possibly like to do. Be clear about what you want the provider to do.