Construction's most common medical conditions: What to do
Published: 14 Aug 2018 By LUCY ALDERSON
From 2014 to 2017, some 80,000 construction workers reported suffering from a medical condition caused or made worse by their work. Lucy Alderson looks at the most common problems – and best practice for tackling them.
Between 2014 and 2017, 3.5 per cent of the industry’s workforce suffered from a medical condition they believe was caused or made worse by their work, according to the Health and Safety Executive.