Entries by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator

Drugs and Alcohol Policy Template

Published 3 February 2016

Many sites have implemented a Drugs and Alcohol Policy to ensure all operatives on site are not


Reducing occupational health risks associated with concrete pours

Published 1 February 2016

Ensuring the health and wellbeing of your workforce is essential. Below is an example of how a


Producing a DVD to promote CCS’s Code of Considerate Practice

Published 1 February 2016

Sites should work to promote the Scheme's Code of Considerate Practice and what they are achieving


HSE Guidance: Occupational Health Risk Management in Construction

Published 27 January 2016

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) results from its annual refurbishment initiative have


HSE Appointed Doctors

Published 27 January 2016

An appointed doctor is a registered medical practitioner appointed by HSE to undertake statutory


Creating Posters to Demonstrate Commitment to the CCS Code of Considerate Practice

Published 19 January 2016

The importance of registering with CCS should be communicated to employees. Registering with CCS


Reducing the Impact of Spillages near Watercourses

Published 13 January 2016

It is important that constructors ensure that their work is not having a detrimental effect on the


Implementing Alternative Methods for Manhole Systems

Published 12 January 2016

Alternative methods should be adopted to minimise the risk to operatives. New working


Providing appropriate respiratory protective equipment

Published 5 January 2016

It is important to identify hazards posed to operatives on site and implement measures to offset


IOSH No Time to Lose Campaign: solar radiation

Published 5 January 2016

IOSH's No Time to Lose campaign aims to get carcinogenic exposure issues more widely understood and


Creating a Safety Culture on Site: Six Point Promise

Published 9 December 2015

The safety of your workforce should be made a priority on site. As part of the sites drive to


Minimising the Waste of Tarmac

Published 8 December 2015

Waste should be monitored and reused or recycled wherever possible. Innovative measures to


Improving HGV Driver Behaviour Through Road Works

Published 8 December 2015

It is important to ensure the safety of your workforce and encourage good behaviour at all


Improving working practices for pipes

Published 3 December 2015

New methods should be sought to minimise disruption to the local community. Working methods


Workers Legally Allowed to Work in UK

Published 2 December 2015

Employers are expected to carry out checks to ensure that people on their sites are legally able


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