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Steel is the safest construction materialSteel is arguably the safest construction material. Components are pre-engineered and fabricated off site in a safe, controlled factory environment.

From here they are delivered to site and quickly and simply erected by a small number of skilled personnel, reducing the overall construction programme.

This limits the time that construction workers are exposed to the most common accident risks from trips and falls, falling objects and vehicle accidents. There is little need for on-site cutting or modification, and no need for the time-consuming and hazardous shuttering and handling operations associated with other construction materials.

Factory-based working is conducive to accurate, quality workmanship and also fosters the development of family life and local community relationships. This additional stability, compared to site working, encourages employers and employees alike in skill development. Furthermore, it helps reduce congestion and environmental impacts arising from the transportation of workers to construction sites.