Construction Health and Safety Services

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Health and Safety Manager can help minimise risk, implement practical safety measures, and create and provide the  documentation to fulfil all the health and safety requirements of the construction industry.

Our construction-based health and safety services include:

  • Site safety inspections and audits.
  • Preparation and/or assistance with the development of construction site-specific risk assessments, COSHH assessments and method statements.
  • Manual-handling training and assistance with assessments.
  • Provision of CDM Co-ordinators.
  • Preparation of Construction Phase Health and Safety Plan and associated documentation.
  • Construction site induction services and associated documentation/presentations for all staff, sub-contractors and any visitors to site
  • Construction-based in-house health and safety training for staff and sub-contractors.
  • Assistance in completing CHAS, Safe Contractor and Exor applications.
  • Health and Safety telephone advice service for the construction industry.
  • Regular health and safety email news shots to keep you up-to-date with regards to any changes to health and safety legislation and industry best practice.
  • Access to Virtual Safety Manager

"2.2 million people work in Britain's construction industry, making it the country's biggest industry. It is also one of the most dangerous. In the last 25 years, over 2,800 people have died from construction work injuries. Many more have been injured or made ill" —Health and Safety Executive

The number of accidents within the construction industry can be reduced through a sensible practical approach:

  • Planning and organising work properly by considering the risk involved and implementing suitable safety control measures;
  • Make sure that people involved in construction work are competent in the work they carryout and the equipment/plant they operate;
  • Ensure that you select and use the right machinery, plant and personal protective equipment for the job; and
  • Suitably monitor and review your health and safety arrangements for site.

Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (CDM)

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 are wide reaching and place specific legal duties on anyone having construction or building work carried out unless they are a 'domestic client'. General health and safety duties apply to all construction projects, including duties of clients (the firm or individual for who the project is carried out), designers and contractors, their staff and any subcontractors.
There are also additional duties placed on clients, designers and contractors where the construction project is likely to last longer than 30 days or involve more than 500 person days of construction work. In this instance the project also becomes 'notifiable' to the Health and Safety Executive.

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