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B013 - Health and Safety Guide: Masonry, Tile, Terrazzo, and Allied Trades

This pocket-sized guide provides an introduction to the most common health and safety hazards faced by workers and small employers in the masonry, tile, terrazzo, and allied trades. These hazards include:

  • Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) from forceful exertion, repetitive tasks, vibration, and working in awkward positions
  • Struck-by object injuries from tools, equipment, and falling/flying objects
  • Falls from ladders, scaffolds, and elevating work platforms
  • Health hazards from exposure to lead, silica, hexavalent chromium, carbon monoxide, noise, and heat.

You’ll also find sections on rights, responsibilities, and reporting an injury. 42 pages. Oct 2016.

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