E-fact 1 - Musculoskeletal disorders in construction
27/09/2004 Type: E-facts 10 pages

E-fact 1 - Musculoskeletal disorders in construction

Keywords:Construction, Musculoskeletal disorders

Musculoskeletal disorders are some of the most common forms of ill health in construction. Musculoskeletal disorders are particularly prevalent across a range of Construction industry trades with estimates suggesting that as many as 30% of the workforce may be affected. Recent research has indicated that musculoskeletal disorders are particularly prevalent in certain construction trades oroccupational groups such as bricklayers, plasterers and joiners.

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