Entries by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator

‘Mind Matters’ Campaign

Published 6 February 2017

Construction News have launched their 'Mind Matters' campaign, coinciding with the launch of


Ensuring the safety of employees: ID cards

Published 25 February 2016

Finding new methods to ensure the safety of your workforce is essential. Employers should have


Keeping the public informed about your site

Published 5 February 2016

Sites should aim to build good relations with the community. Pre-start information and constant


Minimising hazards: Safety glasses

Published 5 February 2016

It is important that employers identify hazards posed in the work environment and minimise the


Permit to Work System

Published 5 February 2016

Staff should be appropriately trained on the tasks they are required to perform on site.


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


Trialling new safety systems: i750 Cat system

Published 1 February 2016

Procedures should be implemented to ensure the safety of your workforce. Technology can be used


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


Better Safeguarding of the Workforce: Concrete ‘Skids’

Published 27 January 2016

Minimising the risks to operatives should be prioritised. The ability to regularly assess the


Demonstrating commitment to the Scheme

Published 19 January 2016

Efforts should be made to communicate your commitment to promoting the positive image of the


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


Providing training for operatives

Published 18 January 2016

It is important that operatives are appropriately trained to effectively carry out their required


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