Occupational Safety and Health in the Construction Industry in Kenya
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The construction industry in Kenya contributes significantly to the socioeconomic development of the nation. A variety of construction technologies are used in the sector, which employs a vast number of workers with varying skills who use different tools, equipment and machinery depending on the type and magnitude of the construction work. The application of labour-intensive technologies in the construction industry in Kenya calls for the provision of occupational safety and health services to the workers. This paper outlines occupational safety and health needs in the construction industry in Kenya.