Preventing construction accidents at design concept and research

Institute for Work & Health
481 University Avenue, Suite 800
Toronto, Ontario

Carmine Tiano
WSIB Advocacy & Occupational Services for the Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario

Construction worker safety continues to be a major concern for the construction industry.  While significant improvements have been made in the last few decades, efforts must be made to strive for the zero accident objectives. The presentation reviews the relevant research and other jurisdictions which have implemented construction design regulations in the United Kingdom.

About IWH Speaker Series

The IWH Speaker Series brings you the latest findings from work and health researchers from the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) and other Canadian and international academic institutions around the world. For those unable to attend in person or via live stream, most presentations in the IWH Speaker Series are audio-recorded and made available as slidecasts, typically within two weeks of the original presentation.