Envisioning the Future of Construction: Challenges and Opportunities for Occupational Safety and Health

Today’s construction industry is quite different than what existed just a few decades ago. While it is difficult to forecast how the future will unfold, it is necessary to try to anticipate and prepare for what lies ahead.

This crucial, 5-minute read from National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Envisioning the Future of Construction: Challenges and Opportunities for Occupational Safety and Health, considers our industry's immediate and unfolding challenges and directs us toward solutions for the following:

  • Emerging Technologies, Automation, and Robotics in Construction
  • Engineered Construction Materials
  • COVID-19 and Other Infectious Diseases
  • Mental Health Disorders and Suicide
  • Alcohol and Substance Use
  • Extreme Weather Conditions
  • Changing Demographics in the Workforce
  • Work Arrangement
Learn how the construction industry can prepare for these multi-faceted challenges.

 


Date posted: February 3, 2021

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