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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ssci.2009.06.001
  • Journal Name: SAFETY SCIENCE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.72-79
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: No


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.