Hazards & Dangers

Whilst some health risks are obvious, such as manual handling of heavy objects, others are less obvious. On this page, you can find out more about the risks of construction work in existing buildings, working with apparently innocent-looking materials and working in an office.

The office environment maybe warm and safe, but workers sit for longer, are less active, and can be exposed to greater stress levels.

Some of the biggest risks to workers, particularly in the construction instruction, come from asbestos and working at height.


Formal training in Health and Safety at Work enables employees to demonstrate their competence to conduct specific work activities as well as often being...


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