Two main sectors make up the construction industry in Manitoba: building and heavy construction.
Workers face many different hazards working in the construction industry, including:
- Falls (from heights)
- Heavy equipment strike
- Asbestos exposure
- Electric shock
- Failure to use proper personal protective equipment
- Repetitive motion injuries.
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