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Safety Advice

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Extended Toolbox Talk - Scaffold Design

Another handy resource from our friends at Simian - this time explaining what is and is not required for scaffold design in a modern construction environment.

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Extended Toolbox Talk - Handover of Scaffolds

All you need to know about what should happen during the scaffold handover process.

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Toolbox Talk - Winter Working

Think the worst of the winter weather is behind us? Think again! This toolbox talk is a great brief fro those working outdoors in the harshest of British conditions!

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ToolboxTalk - Workplace Transport (Contracting Sites)

Produced following a tragic workplace fatality in Scotland, this bulleted list provides some sound advice relating to transport on contracting sites.

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Toolbox Talk - Vehicle Sheeting Systems

Stopping Incidents in relation to tipper sheeting systems.

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Toolbox Talk - Asphalt Hatches Operating Instructions

A handy resource for those that may have an interest in the safe use and operation of asphalt hatches during loading & delivery!

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LWIT Training Pack

Useful info for those required to deliver site safety briefings!

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NR Safety Bulletin 338 - Crush injury to slinger signaller

On 2 October 2014 a serious incident occurred on site during a lifting activity. A slinger/signaller was in the process of attaching lifting accessories to the lifting eye of a 22 tonne tracked 360 excavator.

Click download for more information and Safety Advice from Network Rail Safety Bulletin

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Fatal Accident – A21 Sevenoaks Bypass, UK

On Friday 16th January 2015, shortly after midnight, an employee of one of our subcontractors, working as part of our UK Construction Division Area 4 Balfour Beatty Mott MacDonald JV, was crushed between two site vehicles and fatally injured. It appears that the worker was caught between two trailer units. A full investigation is currently underway.

You can download information on Coupling and Uncoupling of Semi Trailers

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Presentation - Organising a Safe and Healthy Construction Site

    Safety Alerts

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    Scaffolder Fall From Height Safety Alert

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    Safety Alert - Chop Saw Injury (02-17)

    A contractor employee was using a chop-saw to cut a 12-inch PVC pipe when the tool kicked-back striking the employee in the face.

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    Safety Alert - Angle Grinder Recall (01-17)

    Bosch Power Tools have discovered during their quality controls processes that, due to a faulty component, the cutting or grinding disc together with the fastening fixture (spindle) could become detached during operation on a limited number of angle grinders.

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    Safety Alert-Falling Concrete Pipe

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    Safety Alert - Unstable Glass Panel Fatality (10-16)

    Falling glass panel strikes worker, resulting in fatal injury.

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    Safety Alert - Telehandler Incident (09-16)

    White lining contractor run down by a reversing telehandler.

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    Safety Alert - Dumper Truck Hand Trap Incident (06-16)

    An incident in which a dumper operator trapped his hand between the roll cage and a rubble chute.

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    Safety Alert - Overhead Crane Fatality (06-16)

    A fatal incident arising from the use of an overhead crane.

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    Safety Alert - Overseas Excavation Fatality (06-16)

    A fatal incident arising from an overseas excavation collapse.

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    Safety Alert - Runaway Plant Incident (06-16)

    An incident involving tethered keys in mobile plant.

     

    Meeting Minutes

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    Attendance Sheets April 2014

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    NWCSG-Group-Meeting-Mar-14

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    Minutes of Meeting - Feb 2014

    Member Resource

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    Fire Safety Presentation (03-19)

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    AEC Asbestos Presentation (11-18)

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    CITB Employer's Pack - July (Guide to the CITB Training Model)

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    Elliott PowerPoint - SHEQ Introduction (06-17)

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    Safer Sphere PowerPoint - The Roles of Principal Contractor & Principal Designer (03-17)

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    OAH Law PowerPoint - Principal Contractor as Principal Designer (03-17)

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    Hastam PowerPoint - Hindsight Bias in Accident Investigation (12-16)

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    Group Meeting 05 July 2016 – Madeleine Abas Legal Update Slides

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    Group Meeting 05 July 2016 – HSE Priority Slides

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    Group Meeting 03 May 2016 – Corporate v Personal Liability Slides (Pinsent Masons)

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