Construction Site Safety - Legal & Management

GE700AS/21

Construction Site Safety – Legal and Management (GE700As) provides practical and authoritative advice on relevant areas of the law and how to manage them within the existing legal framework and industry requirements. It is designed for company directors, supervisors and small businesses within the construction industry. It provides information on what the law requires and the main legislation that applies to construction. It is the official publication for CITB’s Director’s Role for Health and Safety (DRHS) one day course.

The publication explains how to manage health and safety within a business, the methods of assessing risk as well as developing safe systems of work, accident prevention and investigation. It also offers ways to monitor and maintain controls needed on site. A FREE to access companion page is also available on our website and this supports the publication and provides updates to the current edition along with the latest advice, guidance and links to related websites. There are also free interactive checklists and forms available and these are designed to assist with day to day site management – these are available as PDFs for you to populate and print as required. To view the companion website, please click here

GE700As is an A4 publication printed in full colour and covers the following information:

• 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.

  • Publication Type Paperback
  • ISBN: 978 1 85751 537 4
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