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Construction Health & Safety Manual


The Construction Health and Safety Manual is our most comprehensive health and safety guide. It's a must-have for every construction worker and helps you recognize and protect yourself against health and safety hazards.

Many chapters in this manual were updated in 2019, especially Emergency Procedures, Occupational Health, and WHMIS. Order a hard-copy version of the manual (M029) or click on the links below to download individual chapters.


Certain chapters that appeared in the Construction Multi-Trades Health and Safety Manual (M033) are also available to download below. However, the material has not been updated and we no longer offer a hard-copy version of this manual.


Many of chapters below are also available to download in French. However the information has not been updated for 2017.

Disponible en français — Manuel de santé et sécurité de l'industrie de la construction (M029F)


Legal Responsibilities and Emergencies








Tools and Techniques


Special Locations (M033)


Trade-Specific Information (M033)


Appendix A & B

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