Worker Health Information from the National Health Interview Survey
These charts summarize the 2010 NHIS-OHS data for jobs within the Construction industry in an effort to provide industry leaders with information so they can better understand health and exposure burdens specific to their workforce.
In the 2010 NHIS-OHS, the sample of those employed in the Construction industry consisted of 1,115 persons, representing approximately 10.6 million workers. The charts linked below show the prevalence (rates) of selected health outcomes; work organization and psychosocial factors; and physical and chemical exposures among workers in the Construction industry. All Construction workers are compared to all U.S. workers combined, and comparisons are made among 21 specific Construction occupations.
- Description of construction workers in the US
- All US workers vs. Construction workers
- Health conditions
- Work organization factors
- Psychosocial exposures
- Physical and chemical exposures