Construction site safety - Legal and management (GE700A/18)

Please note- This publication is due to be updated to the 2019 edition due for release on 10th December. If you are running a Site Safety Plus course, continue to use 2018 editions until 1st January

This standalone publication, which is also available as part of the Construction site safety (GE 700) box set, provides information on what the law requires and the main legislation that applies to construction. It is the official reference material for the Site Safety Plus Directors role for health and safety (DRHS).

It explains how to manage health and safety in a business, the methods of assessing risk and developing safe systems of work, accident prevention and investigation, and some ways to monitor and maintain the controls needed on site.

New for 2018
• Content has been reviewed and updated, where necessary, to ensure information reflects current legislation and good practice.
• The health and safety policies chapter has been retitled and restructured, and contains new, comprehensive information on health and safety management systems, including the HSE's recognised model HSG65: plan, do, check and act.

This product is complemented by a FREE to access companion website, which provides amendments or updates to the current GE 700 publication and brings together the latest advice, guidance and links to related websites. To preview the site click here.

The full Construction site safety GE 700 is available in a download and online subscription. If you would like to use the legal and management book online or as a download please purchase the appropriate format of the full Construction site safety product.

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Who is this suitable for?

• Construction company owners, directors, site and project managers, trade supervisors and other people in a supervisory capacity within the construction industry.

• Directors role for health and safety (DRHS) delegates.

What information does it offer?

This publication provides practical and authoritative advice on relevant areas of the law and how to manage them within the existing legal framework and industry requirements. By using this publication, users will be able to assess legal responsibilities for themselves and others.

• Health and safety law.
• The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act.
• Construction (Design and Management) Regulations.
• Health and safety management systems.
• Risk assessments, method statements and permits to work.
• Induction and training.
• Communication with non-English speaking workers.
• Behavioural safety.
• Leadership and worker engagement.
• Inspections and audits.
• Statutory forms, notices and registers.
• Accident prevention and control.
• Accident reporting and investigation.

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