Entries by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator

Brake Testing Machine

Published 25 July 2018

One of the key causes of fatalities on construction sites is vehicle and plant movement. Regularly


Temporary ‘trapdoor’ to reduce plasterboard manual handling

Published 25 July 2018

Repetitive manual handling causes stress on the body and can lead to severe health problems in


Using ‘AdBlue’ on plant machinery

Published 25 July 2018

Construction is a key contributor to air pollution and contractors should seek ways to minimise


Monthly focus on key industry issues

Published 25 July 2018

All those working on site should feel welcome and not be subject to foul, offensive or


Bluetooth sensors to monitor traffic

Published 25 July 2018

Traffic alterations as a consequence of works can pose a safety risk when drivers are faced with


Mobile Lane Barrier and Road Rake

Published 25 July 2018

Highways works propose unique risks to workers due to their proximity to dangerous areas and


Smart metering system for temporary electrics and water

Published 25 July 2018

Environmental impact can never be effectively managed if consumption is not accurately


Minimising impact on protected species

Published 25 July 2018

When sites have the potential to impact negatively on protected species, special measures should be


Ticketless system for recording deliveries and vehicle movements

Published 25 July 2018

Considerate constructors should seek to eliminate waste as much as possible, seeking new systems to


Giant Tetrahedron Challenge

Published 20 July 2018

Construction has an infamous gender imbalance which the industry needs to redress. Working with


Tags for protective barriers and fencing

Published 20 July 2018

Shielding sensitive environmental receptors is crucial to protecting the local environment and


Leaving a legacy through constructing bird and seal hides

Published 9 July 2018

Large-scale projects should work with the local community to ensure the project leaves a positive


Lifting device for steel beams and columns

Published 9 July 2018

Manual handling puts operatives at risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders. Sites should do


Considerate Constructors Scheme ‘Expectations for Temporary Site Accommodation’ Guidance Note

Published 9 July 2018

As part of the scoring process, the Considerate Constructors Scheme issues guidance notes to our


Hydrogen powered floodlights and vehicles

Published 9 July 2018

Sites should be seeking to minimise their impact on the environment by using low-emission


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