Did you know?

The CBH 'Did you know?' leaflets for employees are now available as a free download;

Noise

  • Construction is a noisy business. Noise at high levels can result in damage to your ears. Noise induced hearing loss is the most common occupational health hazard there is and it is permanent.  For more information...Noise

Occupational Cancers

  • Working in construction means you are likely to come into contact with or be exposed to substances that could cause you health problems.  For more information...Occupational Cancers

Safety Critical Work(SCW) 

  • The consequences of a construction worker becoming ill on site may not only affect their own health and safety but also that of others.  For more information...Safety Critical Work

Hand Arm Vibration (HAVs)

  • HAVs is a serious and disabling condition with nearly 2 million people at risk.  For more information...Hand Arm Vibration

Dermatitis

  • Work-related skin problems are common in high risk work such as construction; causing suffering and even ending careers.  For more information...Dermatitis

Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)

  • Construction work can cause long-term damage to joints, bones and nerves through constant use. These injuries are know as musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).  For more informaton...Musculoskeletal Disorders

 

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