Construction site safety - Environment (GE700Es/18)

Please note- This publication is due to be updated to the 2019 edition due for release on 3rd 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, is dedicated to the management of environmental issues related to the construction industry. It is the official reference material for the Site Safety Plus Site environmental awareness training scheme (SEATS), a one-day course for supervisors and managers.

It explains legal requirements and practical advice on how to implement and maintain the controls needed to manage the basics on site, as well as the more challenging elements.

New for 2018
• Content has been reviewed and updated, where necessary, to ensure information reflects current legislation and good practice.
• The new international standard for procurement, ISO 20400, has been introduced in Section E, with a link to more detailed information.

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 environment book online or as a download please purchase the appropriate format of the full Construction site safety product.

More information about this product

Who is this suitable for?

• Essential reading for environmental managers, site managers and site supervisors within construction companies.

• Provides valuable information for all construction and demolition workers.

• Site Safety Plus Site environmental awareness training scheme (SEATS) course delegates.

What information does it offer?

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

• Sustainable construction and the environment.
• Resource efficiency.
• Waste management.
• Energy management.
• Water management.
• Statutory nuisance.
• Ecology.
• Contaminated land.
• Archaeology and heritage.
• Site environment management systems.

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