relevant authorities, regulatory bodies, societies, scientists, professionals and businessmen to establish safety and health management programs and lawsgoverning construction works activities.
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
Health and Safety has not been given enough attention in the construction industryin Nigeria thereby making the workmen on site prone to accident and may not becatered for even after the accident.As a result of this poor attitude it is found necessary to create a solution to the problem encountered in the provision of Health and Safety of workers on site.
PURPOSE OF THE STUDYAIM
The aim of this study is to identify the importance of Health and Safety in theconstruction industry
To identify the role of Health and Safety in the building constructionindustry in Nigeria
To emphasize the need a Health and Safety Regulation in the constructionindustry
To emphasize the need for a Health and Safety Policy in constructioncompanies