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Improving safety in the construction industry

Although substantial efforts have been made to improve safety in the construction industry, it remains one of the industries most at risk in the EU and the sector is responsible for about 20-30% of all known serious occupational injuries.

This webinar from the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health explores how safety can be improved in the construction sector. It covers how to prepare for the inspection of physical hazards and looks at how audits can reveal whether employers have fulfilled their responsibilities to identify, prevent and eliminate musculoskeletal problems.

The webinar is aimed at occupational safety and health professionals and those at management level in the construction industry. Attendees learn how to identify the most common hazards and receive tips for tackling them.

Speakers:

  • Juha Oksa, Senior Researcher at Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
  • Elina Östring, Senior Specialist at Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
  • Taina Pääkkönen, Senior Specialist at Finnish Institute for Occupational Health
  • Mikko Koivisto, Senior Inspector at Regional State Administrative Agency of Western and Inner Finland
  • Jukka Polari, Senior Inspector at Regional State Administrative Agency of Southwest Finland
  • Asta Tähtinen, Occupational Safety Manager at NCC Suomi Oy and Taina Tuhkanen, Work Ability Manager, NCC Suomi Oy
Arrangør: 
Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
05/04/2022
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