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Developing new ways to reduce dangerous working activities on railway projects

Published 25 February 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesInitiatives

Ensuring the safety of the workforce should be at the forefront of constructors’ minds. It is vital that all risks are identified and mitigated accordingly, minimising the potential risks posed to the workforce. Below is an example of a signal which has been developed to reduce hazards on railway sites: A new lightweight signal was pioneered, which could be carried and erected by…


Developing vehicles to monitor safety hazards for rail works

Published 29 January 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesFalling debris Risk information

Ensuring the safety of your workforce is vital. The potential hazards posed by the nature of the work taking place and the environment in which individuals are working should be identified. In response, measures should be implemented to counteract these risks to ensure the wellbeing of your workforce. A number of sites effectively communicate the risks posed on site and…


Cycle scheme to facilitate transport between sites

Published 22 January 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesCycle safety Minimised fuel use Plan RAMS review Travel plans

Innovative methods to minimise your sites carbon footprint should be actively sought. Many large projects have a number of sites working simultaneously, requiring operatives and management to regularly travel to and visit various sites, thus transport between sites is a necessity, often increasing the sites carbon footprint. In response to these requirements and increasing environmental problem, many sites have introduced a cycle scheme, to facilitate transport…