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Reusing PPE

Published 8 April 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesCorrective action addressing waste Support for local charities

Operatives should appear clean and well-presented, as they are a clear representation of the site, company and industry. PPE can be cleaned and re-used to ensure that operatives look professional and to reduce waste on site. Below is an example of how sites have reused PPE: Due to a high turnover of project dedicated PPE, it was cleaned and refurbished; PPE…

Restricting Use of Mobile Phones

Published 1 April 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesPositive reinforcement for good safety practices Safety signage

Any potential distractions should be minimised on site, to ensure the safety of the workforce. The nature of construction work often creates potential dangers to operatives, therefore it is essential that any distractions are removed, to ensure that operatives full attention is on the task at hand, minimising the risk of accidents on site. Below is a measure implemented on site…

Providing a laundry service

Published 24 March 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesCleaning and maintenance regime Specialist laundry/cleaning requirements

Facilities should be available to ensure the wellbeing of your workforce. It is the responsibility of the site manager to ensure the facilities available on site are of a high standard, to support the wellbeing of all employees. Below is an example of how sites can cater for their employees as well as achieving a well presented workforce: Laundry lockers were introduced on site, the workforce…

Preventing Cigarette Litter Around Site

Published 19 March 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesDesignated smoking and vaping areas Periodic inspection and clean-up of boundaries

The appearance of your site should be constantly maintained at a high standard. Constructors should always strive to provide an excellent first impression by maintaining a clean and tidy site, as this reinforces the considerate nature of the construction industry. Litter around site negatively impacts the appearance of your site to the local community. Below is an example of a simple method that…