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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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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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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Safety in plastering work If plastering work is carried out incorrectly, then this could lead to accidents involving serious personal injuries and ill-health.Managing the risksTo help you to identify the hazards associated with plastering work and th... Read more
24 Jan 2017
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Safe erection of post and board fencingIf the erection of post and board fencing is carried out incorrectly, it could lead to accidents resulting in serious personal injuries.Managing the risksTo help you to identify the hazards associated with the s... Read more
13 Dec 2016
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Safety in bricklayingBricklaying involves inherent risks. Therefore, if this type of work is not carried out correctly, it can result in injuries and ill-health to staff. This applies whether it is bricks or blocks etc. being laid.Managing the risksT... Read more
13 Dec 2016
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Unloading vehicles on a construction siteIf the unloading of vehicles on a construction site is not carried out correctly, it could lead to accidents involving serious personal injuries as well as goods/property damage.Managing the risksTo help you i... Read more
13 Dec 2016
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Ground works - excavations Ground works involving excavation present risks to staff and members of the public which, left unmanaged, could cause accidents and potentially put you on the wrong side of the law.  Safe diggingTo ensure that this doesn't ... Read more
23 Nov 2016
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Land survey work Carrying out land surveys can present risks to surveyors which, left unmanaged, could cause accidents and potentially put you on the wrong side of the law.   Managing the risksTo help you identify the hazards associated with land s... Read more
23 Nov 2016
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Laying paving slabs and kerbs Laying paving slabs and kerbs may present risks to staff, especially through manual handling. Left unmanaged, these could cause accidents, injuries and potentially put you on the wrong side of the law.  Managing the ris... Read more
23 Nov 2016
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