Joint CIB W099 and TG59 International Safety, Health, and People in Construction Conference

"Towards better Safety, Health, Well-being, and Life in Construction"


Cape Town, South Africa, 11-13 June 2017

Workshops, Sunday 11 June 2017

Construction constitutes a challenge in terms of ergonomics as it requires work above shoulder level and below waist height. Furthermore, designers are required to consider ergonomics throughout all stages of projects. A range of client, designer, construction project manager, quantity surveyor, contractor, and material manufacturer / supplier interventions can complement construction ergonomics. Furthermore, the draft Ergonomics Regulations published for public comment on 27 January 2017, amplify the need for the construction industry to focus on ergonomics. 

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