Construction sector: Working conditions and job quality

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13 April 2014
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This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the construction sector (NACE 41, 42, 43). It is based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on working conditions and the Read more
This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the construction sector (NACE 41, 42, 43). It is based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on working conditions and the quality of work across 34 European countries. Additional information on the structural characteristics of the sector is derived from Eurostat data. The sector contains all activities related to the construction of buildings, specialised construction activities and civil engineering. The fifth EWCS contains responses from 2,521 workers in this sector. Read more information on other sectors.
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    Construction sector: Working conditions and job quality

    Authors: 
    Eurofound

    This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the construction sector (NACE 41, 42, 43). It is based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on working conditions and the quality of work across 34 European countries. Additional information on the structural characteristics of the sector is derived from Eurostat data. The sector contains all activities related to the construction of buildings, specialised construction activities and civil engineering. The fifth EWCS contains responses from 2,521 workers in this sector.

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  • European Working Conditions Survey 2010

    Eurofound’s European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS) paints a wide-ranging picture of Europe at work across countries, occupations, sectors and age groups. This series consists of findings from the EWCS 2010, the fifth edition of the survey. The survey was first carried out in 1990.

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