Health and Safety

Accident or Incident Investigation

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All accidents, incidents and near misses must be investigated, This checklist is a useful tool to aid investigations. Checklist for accident or incident Investigations Investigate safety events using the standard checklist detailed below. Note: In…

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residential demolition

Demolition Risks

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The UK Health & Safety Executive states that any demolition or structural alterations and removals must be carefully planned and carried out in a manner that prevents danger. All persons involved from design to workers…

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What is a near miss?

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A near miss is where an accident could have occurred or an unsafe work area or persons working or acting in an unsafe manner. Some examples of a near miss are:- Cranes slewing over the…

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Steel Reinforcement and Formwork

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Fixing Reinforcement  ( A 6 page method statement is available HERE) Engineers will set out the main outline of the structure and all internal walls using Hilti nails hammered into the blinding concrete. Datum’s will…

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Brick and Blockwork Pack

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In general brick and blockwork method statements and risk assessments will contain the following information:- All drawings will be studied and understood before works commence. (test walls if required for architects approval) Lines and levels…

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Small Building Works Safety Documents

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When undertaking  small building works such as a new house or larger extension Method statements and Risk Assessments are essential. These Method statements would normally cover :- Concrete Foundations Block and Beam Flooring Brick and…

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