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Operative Induction Presentation

Published 23 February 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesCCS briefing and action plan Induction Scheme champion Workforce

The induction process should cover all aspects of the role and be beneficial for the operatives involved. This will help the workforce to understand their role and encourage their feedback and understanding. The Considerate Constructors Scheme have put together a template presentation, to inform operatives about the Scheme during their induction. This should help to ensure that your workforce are being given all…


Good Neighbour Questionnaire

Published 23 February 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesFeedback/questionnaires Public survey

Throughout any construction project, it is vital to keep the public informed and updated. Community interaction reaps rewards; as it truly demonstrates a caring site. Constant communication between the site and the local community should be made a priority by all contractors. This can be achieved by distributing feedback questionnaires to understand public needs and help to minimise any frustrations which may…


Neighbourhood Introduction Letter

Published 13 February 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesAdvance notice of disruptive works Newsletter Newsletter Pre-start information Site, company and out of hours contact information Working hours

It is important that the aims and progress of construction work, are made transparent to the local community. This can be achieved by distributing frequent letters, newsletters or bulletins to keep the public constantly updated and help to minimise any frustrations which may arise. Constant communication between the site and community should be made a priority by all contractors. The Considerate Constructors Scheme have…


Environmental Checklist

Published 13 February 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesImprovement Investigation Monitoring Plan

It is important to protect the environment and make sure operatives are aware of their environmental responsibilities. The Considerate Constructors Scheme have put together an environmental checklist to make sure that all aspects of the environment are considered before and during work commencing on site. This template will help smaller sites to understand their local surroundings and site specific environmental impact. Please…


Considerate Constructors Scheme Industry Image e-newsletter

Published 9 February 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesCCS briefing and action plan Clients Consultants Newsletter Newsletter Promoting Scheme registration Scheme champion Supply chain Trade contractors

Industry Image is the Considerate Constructors Scheme’s monthly electronic newsletter, designed to inform readers about the latest Scheme news, as well as highlighting areas of best practice from within the industry. Industry Image is distributed to over 30,000 people in the construction industry including the Scheme’s Contractor Partners and Client Partners, main contractors, industry clients, local authorities and industry bodies. To…


Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS)

Published 25 November 2014 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesFORS Initiatives Roads Supply chain engagement Van signage/information

Vehicles on and around site are a high risk to the workforce and public.  The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is an accreditation scheme that aims to drive best practice in terms of safety, efficiency and environmental protection. FORS provides a quality and performance benchmark for van, lorry, mini-bus, coach and bus operators. Accreditation of FORS can provide the tools…


Considerate Constructors Scheme Neighbour Flyer

Published 23 October 2014 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesGuidance Pre-start information Scheme posters/banners Sensitivity to neighbours Signage

The flyer is designed to be given to anyone who may be affected by the activities of a registered site or company. It explains what the Scheme is about, confirms what is expected of those who choose to register with the Scheme and promotes your site’s commitment to the Code of Considerate Practice. Distributing the neighbour flyer is a great…


Considerate Constructors Scheme film for Site Operatives

Published 16 October 2014 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesCCS briefing and action plan Induction Scheme champion Toolbox Talk Training Workforce

Site registration to the Scheme and what this means to the workers, environment and the public, should be covered at induction and using toolbox talks. The film for site operatives, informs the workforce about the Scheme and what to expect when working on a registered site. It also explains what the site expects from its operatives and highlights a number of actions that can easily be…


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,…


Considerate Constructors Scheme Operatives’ Handout

Published 27 August 2014 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesGuidance Induction Scheme posters/banners Signage Workforce

The Operatives’ Handout explains the basic principles of the Scheme’s Code of Considerate Practice. The handouts are designed to be given to operatives at induction. They can help to involve the workforce and raise their awareness of the Scheme and understanding of why caring for the community, environment, safety and respecting one another is so important. It also highlights the need to ensure…