Tags

A list of entries tagged with February 2018 innovation

Return to previous page

QR Codes to Translate Induction Information into Five Languages

Published 27 March 2018 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesDisadvantaged and minority groups support English not as first language support Induction and training Literacy and numeracy support

Sites should ensure that workers from all backgrounds have a sound understanding of site procedures. Translators are the most common method of achieving this, but some sites are seeking to further improve site knowledge for workers who are not comfortable with English. See the examples below for how one site achieved this: The site’s induction process is an interactive experience…


Programme to Train Young Offenders in Construction

Published 19 March 2018 | Written by Qianyi Wu
CategoriesDisadvantaged and minority groups support

The ‘Ready for The Gate’ programme run by Willmott Dixon Cobham LCO, offers young offenders the opportunity to gain their CSCS cards, while they’re still serving their sentence. From the Woodmansterne Secondary School site team, a number of Willmott Dixon personnel are directly involved. The feedback from charities, Re-offending and CXK, on the outcomes of delivered training up to August…


Ensuring a Dementia Friendly Site

Published 19 March 2018 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesDisadvantaged and minority groups support Hidden disabilities support Induction training and ongoing toolbox talks Visitor access and facilities

Construction works can be disruptive for the local community, especially for vulnerable people with particular needs. Sites should work to minimise disruption and liaise with vulnerable people in the community. See the examples below for how one site achieved this: The site is a major roadworks project through a town centre, heavily impacting the local community. It was identified that…


History Themed Newsletter for the Ex Service Community

Published 5 March 2018 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesEngage with community facilities Notice board

It is important for sites to demonstrate respect for their local communities and build connections with residents to help improve the image of the construction industry. See the examples below for how one site achieved this: The project involved building 68 new homes for the ex-service community, within an estate which is currently home to over 270 ex-service people and…


Project Specific App for Residents and Staff

Published 12 February 2018 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesAdvance notice of disruptive works Promoting construction as a career choice Regular updates of progress Visitor access and facilities

With the multitude of information related to construction work, it can be beneficial for the site team and the community if this information is collated in one place. See the examples below for how one site achieved this: Mulalley designed a web and mobile app to keep clients, customers, staff and operatives informed and up-to-date with relevant information. The app…