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Below is a selection of Health and Safety topics our advisors are frequently asked for advice on. If you would like to suggest a topic for us to add in this section, please click here to get in touch.
Access Scaffolds & Ladders
Falls from a height continue to be the biggest killer on construction sites.
Alloy Tower Scaffolds
This information is aimed at users of prefabricated tower scaffolds.
Avoiding Falls From Vehicles
Every year 700 people die or are seriously injured falling from vehicles.
On average, work in confined spaces kills 15 people every year in the UK.
Driving At Work
It has been estimated that up to a third of all road traffic accidents involve somebody who is at work at the time.
Driving For Work
Driving is the most dangerous work activity that most people do.
Dust Control When Using Concrete Cutting Saws
Are you masking out the danger of dust?
Fall Arrest Equipment Inspection
Dont take chances. Make inspections regularly.
There are more than 10 fires on construction sites every single day.
Fitting & Use Of Restraining Systems On Lift Trucks
Seatbelts and seat restraints save lives.
Hand Arm Vibration Safety
Your staff may be at risk without even realising it.
Handling Building Blocks
Guidance from the Construction Industry Advisory Committee.
Inspections & Reports
Make sure your inspections and reporting systems are effective.
Simple steps that will help you stay safe while lifting.
Noise At Work Advice For Employers
Protect your employees from the dangers over noise exposure.
Precautions For All Roof Work
Falls account for more deaths and serious injuries in construction than anything else.
Preventing Falls From Booms
This section also includes a guide to Fall Protection Equipment.
Provision And Use Of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)
Are you up to date?
Nearly a quarter of all deaths involving vehicles at work occur while the vehicle is reversing.
Safety Helmets – Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Essential advice and helmet do’s and don’ts for all employers.
Safety In Excavations
Every year, people are killed or seriously injured when working in excavations.
Slips, Trips And Falls In The Workplace
These types of accident account for a huge proportion of lost man hours on building sites.
Steam And Water Pressure Units
Safety, maintenance and training Information.
Steel Stock – Handling Safely
Every year people are seriously injured or even killed while unloading steel stock from delivery vehicles.
This section is aimed at users of mobile access towers.
Use Of Dumpers
This section outlines the precautions necessary to ensure the safe use of compact dumpers.
Working At Height
All your working at height questions answered
Working On Flat Roofs
Even flat roofs can be extremely hazardous. Don’t ignore the dangers.
Working On Fragile Roofs
Definitions and critical safety advice.
Working On Sloping Roofs
Best practice and guidance notes for all sloped roofs projects.