A list of entries tagged with January 2019 innovation

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Smart Worker System

Published 18 March 2019 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesCommunicate initiatives Identification of near misses Initiatives Recording accidents

The Smart Worker System has been developed to utilise the latest technology to improve road worker safety, and change operational behaviour. The Smart Worker combines smartphone applications, cloud computing, video analytics and Bluetooth technology to contribute to a reduction of the risks associated with competency, people plant interface and traffic management incursions. The Smart Worker causes blue warning cones to…

Building Communities at Elderberry Walk

Published 18 March 2019 | Written by Cecilia Cristie
CategoriesCommunity liaison Cooperation Legacy

The Elderberry Walk development is situated in Southmead, Bristol, an area that experiences high levels of social deprivation. As part of a commitment to building efficient and sustainable communities, ENGIE has integrated well into the local area. As the development progresses, the team has even been able to stretch the complied budget of £100k (£50k from United Communities and £50k…

Elide Fireball

Published 4 March 2019 | Written by James Barker
CategoriesEmergency procedures Escape routes

The Elide Fireball Kit is rated for class A, B, C and electrical fires. Its use is ideal for retail, industrial and commercial areas. The fire extinguisher ball comes with mounting cradle to hold the fireball in place. It can be placed on to a flat surface or attached to a wall in high risk areas. The ball emits a…

Moodzone Booklet

Published 4 March 2019 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Mental health

Over the last few years, figures have suggested that the male suicide rate in construction can be three times the national average. We at Northern Gas Networks would like to help tackle those numbers and keep our workforce healthy and happy, both in the body and mind. The Moodzone booklet has been put together to provide helpful hints and tips…

Taunton Area Cycle Network

Published 4 March 2019 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesCommunity liaison Cooperation Facilities for visitors Goodwill

In support of the Taunton Area Cycle Network, the site team have introduced an innovative, practical approach to encourage cycling in the area. The site team’s three-step approach comprises of the following: Displaying the campaign’s cycle network tube map on the site hoarding adjacent to the cycle path to raise awareness of the campaign and to offer cyclists the chance…

Vehicle ‘Selfie’

Published 4 March 2019 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesCompany vehicles Layout and tidiness Offsite appearance Tidiness

Company operations at T Gilmartin Ltd involve operatives working out of vans and in occupied premises. The company places great importance on operatives personal appearance and the cleanliness of their vehicles. Every morning, the operatives are required to submit a ‘selfie’ via their PDA back to the Head Office, in addition to providing a logging in record, which enables the…

360 Camera and Google Street Maps

Published 25 February 2019 | Written by Jane Elder

To promote their site, Robertson are using a 360 degree camera to record the full perimeter of site, detailing the site perimeter condition and works seen from the boundary, which is uploaded/ refreshed every two weeks. Anyone typing Menzieshill Community Centre into a search engine can take a virtual walk-round in 360 degree photo view, the current site boundary along…

Digital Daily Briefing and Notice Boards

Published 25 February 2019 | Written by Jane Elder
CategoriesCommunicate initiatives Daily briefing Initiatives Workforce information

The team have installed five digital screens which systematically display live and up-to-date site information, including: Daily briefing information What’s on Site safety bulletins and alerts Current SHE promotions Site awards Weather Number of operatives, first aiders, SMSTS and SSSTS in categories. Operatives prior to going on site, or at breaks, receive current site information. On feedback forms, we have…