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Safety Advice

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Presentation - Organising a Safe and Healthy Construction Site
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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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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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LWIT Training Pack

Useful info for those required to deliver site safety briefings!

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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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Toolbox Talk - Vehicle Sheeting Systems

Stopping Incidents in relation to tipper sheeting systems.

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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 - 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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Extended Toolbox Talk - Handover of Scaffolds

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

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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.

    Safety Alerts

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    FOCUS ON ELECTRICAL SAFETY: BEDFORD COMPANY FINED AFTER TEENAGE TRAINEE ENGINEER LOST HIS LIFE
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    WALL COLLAPSES ON EMPLOYEE
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    REPEATED SAFETY BREACHES
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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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    Hydraulic Injection Injury
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    Safety Alert Safe Handling of Materials
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    Glass Lifter Incident
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    Health and Safety Alert - Thwaites 6ft Swivel Dumper Bolts
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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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    Wire Suspension Clamp Failure

    HEALTH AND SAFETY ALERT The following information has come to the attention of the UKCG. Members are urged to take appropriate action.

     

    Meeting Minutes

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    Minutes of Meeting - Feb 2014
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    NWCSG-Group-Meeting-Mar-14
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    Attendance Sheets April 2014
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    NWCSG-Group-Meeting-April-14
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    Attendance Sheets May 2014
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    NWCSG-Group-Meeting - May 14
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    Attendance Sheets - June 2014
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    NWCSG-Group-Meeting - September 14
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    NWCSG - Group Minutes November 2014
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    Group Meeting December 2014 Minutes

    Member Resource

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    Group Meeting 02 Feb 2016 - Ground Force Presentation (Training)
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    Group Meeting 02 Feb 2016 – Ground Force Presentation (Technical Design)
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    Group Meeting 02 Feb 2016 – Ground Force Presentation (Equipment)
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    Group Meeting 02 Feb 2016 - Pinsafe Information

    Detail on the innovative Pinsafe system - including an NWCSG member discount offer!

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    Group Meeting 03 May 2016 – Corporate v Personal Liability Slides (Pinsent Masons)
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    Group Meeting 05 July 2016 – HSE Priority Slides
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    Group Meeting 05 July 2016 – Madeleine Abas Legal Update Slides
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    Hastam PowerPoint - Hindsight Bias in Accident Investigation (12-16)
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    OAH Law PowerPoint - Principal Contractor as Principal Designer (03-17)
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    Safer Sphere PowerPoint - The Roles of Principal Contractor & Principal Designer (03-17)

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    Working under the umbrella of the North West Safety Initiative and Safety Groups UK, the Group’s objective is to promote reduction in the risk of accident and personal injury.