One thing for sure is that if you are undertaking construction work the end will be a very messy site and you do not have to take this up on your own. Even though it is true that you expect construction sites to become dirty, this is not an excuse for you to get things sprawl out of hand to the point where it looks like a dumping site. Make sure the professional cleaning is done regularly so that when the project comes to an end there will not be a big pile of mess to be sorted out. This saves on cost too because when the place is not extremely dirty the amount of time and resources invested in getting it clean is not as much. In order to be on the right side of the labor department and also occupational health, you need to make sure the conditions under which the workers are operating in are ideal. You should avoid getting on the wrong side of the law because no one needs the cases and expenses that can follow.
If you cannot make a conscious choice to make the working conditions better for the people working for you then you are not a good boss. You should avoid being smug to the point where you can just replace your workers if they complain about a bad working environment. You should make the changes that will make the environment safe and this will make sure you are not spending more of your time trying to get new workers but rather supervising the project. When you make sure the construction site is cleaned on a regular basis, your workers will be able to operate in a safe environment and that give you a better output and you never have to worry about wasting time in getting more people to work for you.
Dust and dirt that occurs at a construction site can be dangerous to the health of the workers. You will have no option than to compensate them when it is determined they fell sick as a result of poor working conditions. It is not uncommon to find sharp construction materials including nails on the ground when you visit a construction site. Thus, make sure professional cleaners come in to get rid of such materials from the site because they can be dangerous if someone steps on them by mistake. Also, working in a clean environment increases productivity and you cannot bargain with this. This will see the project completed much faster than you thought.