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Digital Health and Safety Solution

Published 5 May 2016 | Written by Rachel Peers
CategoriesCommunication First Impressions standards Initial impressions Pre-start information Risk information Site, company and out of hours contact information Updates Visitor information

Shrewsbury Street housing development, Trafford, is leading the technical revolution by using external digital pods to deliver up-to-the-minute Health and Safety information and improve on-site communication. Working with leading private TV network providers, Anomaly, they have become one of the first construction sites in the UK to install their latest Hi-Vis system developed specifically for the construction industry. The site…


City Centre Traffic Management

Published 5 May 2016 | Written by Jade Smithson
CategoriesBusinesses Communication Entrance Public diversions Routes Signage Traffic management arrangements Vandalism

Bowmer and Kirkland have employed a traffic management company to carry out the required works to close Oldham Street and set out a suitable diversion for vehicles. An issue we encountered being in a area surrounded by students and local nightlife in the city centre was the damage, theft and knocking over of the signage required for the closure and…


Free Advertising for Local Shops and Businesses on Hoardings

Published 24 March 2016 | Written by Gavin Thomas
CategoriesBusinesses Communication Enclosures Local shop

‘Ensuring that the external appearance of sites enhances the image of the industry’ and ‘contributing to and supporting the local community and economy’ are key areas in the Scheme’s Code. On our sites we have used our hoardings as a way to meet both areas of the Code combining appearance and community. On all our sites with timber hoardings there are large clear…


Showing commitment to the Scheme through our site hoarding

Published 24 March 2016 | Written by Catriona Watson
CategoriesEnclosures Entrance First Impressions standards Scheme champion Scheme posters/banners Signage

Ensuring that the external appearance of our site enhances the image of the industry and working to create a positive and enduring impression through promoting the Code are CCS values that we have adhered to on our site. We created a company branded hoarding panel to display on our sites that showed our site goals as considerate constructors. This details each of the…


Safety signage visible within safe distance

Published 9 December 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesSafety signage Vehicle enhancements

Ensuring the safety of your workforce is essential. Safety signage helps to communicate potential safety hazards to everyone on site. Below is example of how a site has achieved this: A simple magnetic banner sign was designed and manufactured so that it only became legible at a specific distance – beyond the safety distance is displayed a featureless pane; On site, an…


Clear Directional Signs

Published 2 September 2015 | Written by Adam Cannon
CategoriesBranding Entrance Layout and tidiness Safety signage Signage

Directional signs should help visitors navigate around a construction site which may be unfamiliar to them. These signs should direct people to a specific location, away from restricted or dangerous areas. The Wates site team strongly believes that facilities should be easily identified and signed so that people can find their way around site and to help visitors ensure that they can find their way to the correct…


Helpful Hints for the Code of Considerate Practice – Appearance

Published 13 May 2015 | Written by Eric Tomlinson
CategoriesCCS briefing and action plan Checklist Entrance Guidance Litter Scheme champion Scheme posters/banners Signage Signage Workforce involvement

Being registered with the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) means we need to demonstrate our commitment to the Code. The CCS Code of Considerate Practice is effectively communicated to our workforce through a sheet of helpful hints covering all five sections of the code. Through reading this document our workforce understands the importance of the Code and how it should be applied. Here are…


Ivor Goodsite ‘Hunt the Hazard’ site sign and A1 poster

Published 16 February 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesChild safety Enclosures Safety signage Scheme posters/banners Signage Signage

Hunt the Hazard! site sign Ivor Goodsite is an industry mascot, used to promote a positive image of the construction industry. The ‘Hunt the Hazard!’ sign, should be clearly displayed on hoardings and fencing in a prominent position for passers-by. It displays a fictional construction site and shows a number of potential hazards for children to find. The sign is designed…


Identifying Site Hazards

Published 24 October 2014 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesDaily briefing Hazard board Safety signage Signing in

Sites should display a daily hazard board to provide up to date information to operatives and visitors. Relevant risk information and safety systems should be in place to ensure safety levels are maintained and to minimise the risk of accidents, injuries and fatalities. Examples of how sites have identified potential hazards and provided information on site, include: A red signing-in sheet was used on…


Considerate Constructors Scheme Products for Registered Organisations

Published 10 October 2014 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesCommunication Company vehicles Enclosures First Impressions standards Initial impressions Promoting Scheme registration Scheme posters/banners Scheme vehicle stickers Signage Site, company and out of hours contact information Supply chain

The Scheme provides all registered sites, companies and suppliers with material to display inside and outside their sites or places of work to promote their registration to both the public and their workforce. When construction activity begins, communities may be wary of the work due to the poor image associated with the industry. By promoting registration through displaying Scheme signage,…


Ivor and Honor Goodsite Promotional Signs

Published 11 September 2014 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesEntrance Guidance Scheme posters/banners Signage Signage

Ivor and Honor Goodsite are industry mascots used to promote a positive image of the construction industry. Many sites have used the these promotional signs to display new and informative messages on a weekly basis. The signs should be clearly displayed on hoardings and fencing in a prominent position for passers-by. This helps to enhance the site’s appearance and keep local residents…