1. Types of Risks and Hazards
In any building sites there exist various hazards that may lead to numerous risks to the workers in a building site. The hazards include:Trenches and Excavations Head Injuries Electricity Falls Ladders Scaffolding Bad backs Noise Dusts Eye Injuries
2. Assessment of the Risks
Trenches and Excavations sides are likely to collapse any time when weights are applied. This poses a threat as soil cannot be relied to carry its own weight.
Head injuries in a building site are hazards that might result due to tools, equipments, and materials that fall from ladders or from high heights.
Electricity at the construction site is dangerous as they result ...