These are the most common injuries and hazards for people working as labourers in the construction industry, as shown by injury claims.
WorkSafe expects employers to have safety solutions in place to protect workers from the most common sources of injury.
Hazards and Solutions
- Hazard 1 Lifting pushing pulling and handling materials
- Hazard 2 Noise
- Hazard 3 Slips trips and falls
- Hazard 4 Using hand tools
- Hazard 5 Working at ground or floor level