An investigation of lifting operations on UK construction sites

Sertyesilisik B. , Tunstall A., McLouglin J.

SAFETY SCIENCE, vol.48, no.1, pp.72-79, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ssci.2009.06.001
  • Title of Journal : SAFETY SCIENCE
  • Page Numbers: pp.72-79


Lifting operations and associated equipment have become commonplace within the UK construction industry. However, recent high profile accidents involving lifting equipment have shown that the result of its misuse can have serious cost and health implications.