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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Method statement evaluationUse our method statement evaluation to check that what you receive from a contractor is OK to use and that the key points are covered.Why do you need it?Clients have a responsibility for the safety of a contractor's work. So... Read more
26 Feb 2013
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Procedure
Method statement and risk assessmentSo that your staff and others are made aware of the safe systems of work to be followed on your construction project, set them out in a method statement. This should be supported with a risk assessment. What's  cov... Read more
26 Oct 2012
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Daily excavations formGuidance issued by the HSE suggests that excavations should be inspected each shift before work starts and the results recorded. You can use our template to record your findings. Site details You should use the first part of the... Read more
01 Oct 2012
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Checklist
Contractor briefingWhen contractors' employees or subcontractors arrive on site you need to exchange information about any risks created by the work and explain the fire procedures etc. Use our briefing to provide a prompt of what's needed.What's  cove... Read more
30 Aug 2012
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Checklist
Matters of evident concern checklistThe HSE has employed the services of some 4,000 building inspectors to pick up on safety issues during visits to construction sites. To ensure you don't fall foul of them, use our checklist.InspectionsIn a bid to ca... Read more
17 Dec 2010
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Miscellaneous
Contractor appraisal questionnaire - environmentBefore you appoint contractors to undertake construction work, it's a good idea to check out their environmental credentials. You can do this by adding some supplementary environmental questions to your ... Read more
26 Nov 2010
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Procedure
Site rules for contractorsIn order to ensure that a construction project is carried out safely and with minimum stress, it's useful to have a series of ground rules in place. This allows both you and the contractor to know what each can expect from th... Read more
21 Nov 2009
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Checklist
Construction supervisor's checklistYou probably realise that you need to monitor site safety, but are you sure of what to check, and do you have a record of the checks made? If the answer is "no", our Construction Supervisor's Checklist should help.When ... Read more
02 Jun 2009
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Checklist
Contractor checklistDue to the relatively high level of fatalities and accidents within the construction industry, you should take steps to vet any contractors that you plan on using for projects. A checklist system is a good way of doing this.Select... Read more
01 Mar 2009
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