Site Hazard Control Measures

Builders Risk Assessment

Hazard Control Measures Hazards on building sites need to be controlled to reduce the risks of accidents and near misses. The Site Management should consider this to be a top priority, where large sites are concerned there should be a budget established during the tender stage to enable full time Health & Safety Staff to be employed not only to manage and establish control measures but to train ALL staff so that there is a full understanding of the site and the hazards as well as the measures in place…

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COSHH : Water based emulsion paint

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Carrying out COSHH Assessments on site should be a major priority, in many circumstances substances such as paint are not seen as very dangerous, a comment we have all heard is “I used this at home and didn’t need to assess it” The example below outlines the risks and reduction of risks for a commonly used substance “Water Based Emulsion Paint. CONTROL OF SUBSTANCES HAZARDOUS TO HEALTH ASSESSMENT SUBSTANCE NAME: Water based emulsion paint. SUBSTANCE USED IN / AS: Painting and Decorating RISK PHRASES: R22- Harmful if swallowed R36/38-Irritating to eyes…

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Hazard Control Measures

site rules for safety

Hazard Control Measures Hazards on building sites need to be controlled to reduce the risks of accidents and near misses. The Site Management should consider this to be a top priority, where large sites are concerned there should be a budget established during the tender stage to enable full time Health & Safety Staff to be employed not only to manage and establish control measures but to train ALL staff so that there is a full understanding of the site and the hazards as well as the measures in place…

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