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Safety and health in construction

The objective of this code is to provide practical guidance on a legal, administrative, technical and educational framework for safety and health in the construction sector.

Code of practice | 01 January 1992
Reference: 92-2-107104-9[ISBN]

The objective of this code is to provide practical guidance on a legal, administrative, technical and educational framework for safety and health in construction with a view to: preventing accidents and diseases and harmful effects on the health of workers arising from employment in construction; ensuring appropriate design and implementation of construction projects; providing means of analysing from the point of view of safety, health and working conditions, construction processes, activities, technologies and operations, and of taking appropriate measures of planning, control and enforcement.

Tags: ILO codes of practice, construction industry, occupational safety and health

Unit responsible: Labour Administration, Labour Inspection and Occupational Safety and Health

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