Health and safety - Construction


Always high on the HSE's hit list. Make full use of these policies, procedures and checklists to reduce the accident risk


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Flow Chart
Flow chart - contractor managementYou have chosen a contractor to complete construction work and you're starting to plan how the work will take place. Our flow chart will ensure that you fulfil your client duties under health and safety legislation.Wh... Read more
06 Apr 2018
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Flow Chart
Flow chart - contractor selectionWhen appointing maintenance or construction contractors, you must ensure that they're competent. Follow our flow chart to ensure that your process is compliant.Why is this important?When you contract out maintenance or... Read more
27 Feb 2018
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Checklist
Scaffold specification checklistIf you need a scaffold, the HSE suggests that you should provide a specification. Use our form to do this. What's covered?Industry standardIf you need to work at height for prolonged periods, a fixed scaffold is often n... Read more
27 Feb 2018
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Checklist
Site setup checklistWhen you start a construction project, there are many issues to consider - not least ticking the health and safety boxes. To ensure you don't overlook anything important, use our checklist.So many things to rememberWhen you set up ... Read more
30 Jan 2018
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Form
Construction site - signing in bookIf you're running a construction project, it's important to know who is on site at any given time. Manage this process with our signing in book.ControlWhen contractors arrive on site they will usually want to go strai... Read more
27 Nov 2017
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Safe tree fellingThe risks associated with the use of chainsaws and felling trees are significant. Failure to manage them is likely to result in a serious, even fatal, accident and could well lead to enforcement action being taken.To ensure that this... Read more
24 Apr 2017
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Construction sites (access for visitors) Construction sites can be dangerous so all visitors should receive induction training and wear the appropriate PPE. Use our document to make life easier. Managing the risksTo help you identify the hazards ass... Read more
10 Mar 2017
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Checklist
Principal contractor assessment checklistIf more than one contractor is involved in your construction project, the client must appoint a principal contractor. But how do you ensure that your appointee is competent for the role? Use our principal cont... Read more
28 Feb 2017
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Document
Permit to work - excavationCarrying out excavation work is potentially dangerous. So to avoid or sufficiently reduce the risks to an acceptable level, use our permit to help you plan the work before it starts.Excavation workThe main dangers of excava... Read more
31 Jan 2017
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Safe handling of scaffolding equipment If scaffolding equipment is handled incorrectly, then this could lead to accidents involving personal injuries.Managing the risksTo help you to identify the hazards associated with handling scaffolding equipment... Read more
24 Jan 2017
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