What it contains

This guide outlines the injury risks faced by workers in the construction industry and the occupational health and safety (OHS) duties of:

  • principal contractors
  • employers
  • self-employed people
  • employees

Use this guide to understand your OHS duties, identify hazards and prevent injuries on construction sites. It also explains injury risks in the industry and how WorkSafe monitors safety in the industry.

At the end of the document there is a glossary of terms explaining OHS legal references.