Construction Site Safety (GE 700/19)

Construction site safety - The comprehensive guide (GE700/19)

Construction site safety - The comprehensive guide (GE700) is the leading publication within the construction industry. Designed for construction company owners, directors and site and project managers, GE700 provides authoritative information on current construction health, safety and environment legislation, guidance and good practice. It is the official supporting publication for the CITB Site management safety training scheme (SMSTS) , a five-day course for construction site managers.

GE700 is a ‘one stop - must have’ product that has the busy site manager firmly in mind. Revised annually, it brings everything you need to know about construction health, safety and environment together in one place. A FREE to access companion website supports the publication and provides updates to the current edition along with the latest advice, guidance and links to related websites. You can also download GE700's free interactive checklists and forms, designed to help with day-to-day site management. These are user-friendly and quick to complete, making the recording of important information a simple process. To preview the GE700 companion website click here.

GE700 is divided into six sections (A to F) with a further supporting information section. All sections have been rebranded for 2019 and have been reviewed and updated, where necessary, to ensure the information reflects current legislation and good practice. Statistics have been updated, new case studies included and other section-specific updates have been made (for example, the frame erection chapter from Section D has been moved to Section C, and Section E has been restructured in consultation with industry to align with the revised Site environmental awareness training scheme (SEATS) course).

GE700 supports CITB’s Site Safety Plus (SSP) courses. Section A is the official supporting publication for the Director’s role for health and safety (DRHS) , a one-day course for company directors, and Section E is the official supporting publication for the SEATS course, a one-day course for supervisors. These publications can be purchased separately (seeGE700As and GE700Es).

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What information does it offer?

GE700 follows the standard approach used across all CITB core publications.
• Section A: Legal and management
• Section B: Health and welfare
• Section C: General safety
• Section D: High risk activities
• Section E: Environment
• Section F: Specialist activities

Download product now available

All the content of Construction site safety - The comprehensive guide (GE700/19) in a download format.
• Handy for use on and off site.
• User-friendly navigation with animated, page-turn design.
• Keyword search facility with highlighted results.
• The checklists and forms are available as interactive PDFs, for you to populate and print copies, as required.
• Can be downloaded on up to three devices. 

What are the system requirements?

Minimum PC system requirements:

Operating system: Windows® 7, 8, 8.1 or 10 (not Windows® RT or S)

Processor: Pentium® (2009) / Core i3® 2 GHz or equivalent

Memory: 2 GB

Disk space: At least 10 GB free recommended

Screen resolution: 1024 x 768 or greater

Graphics: Any Direct3D® 9 compatible, 128 MB

Internet: Broadband internet connection required for installation, updates, web media and links.

Other: DirectX® 9.0c or higher. Internet Explorer® 9 or higher. Adobe Reader® and Microsoft PowerPoint® required to view some content.

Older versions of Windows® have not been tested and are not supported. Not compatible with macOS®, instead users should use the dedicated viewer for macOS® available from the AppStore. Not compatible with Linux.

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