Find important safety information, alerts, documents and files for download. Some information is only available to members.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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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
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.
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.