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Peri-Up Temporary Access Structure

Published 24 July 2017 | Written by Ushna Mughal
CategoriesInitiatives Protected and controlled access

On their quest to minimise lags, the team at Greenwich Peninsula sourced and tailored a solution to reduce the entire temporary access structure down to a compact four-storey plug-in that only needs to be built once which both improves their programme as well as significantly reducing work from height risks. The ‘Peri-Up’ is a four storey-high access system that climbs…


“Clearly Wellness” scheme used to promote a healthy lifestyle

Published 26 June 2017 | Written by Jeremy Bayliss
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Mental health Recreation Rest Stress

“Clearly Wellness” is a scheme to promote living a healthy lifestyle through regular exercise, healthy diet and mental well being. Each week we would complete a questionnaire, in confidence asking the following questions: Age Weight Fat percentage Blood pressure Resting heart rate Average Bed time and Wake time From 1-10 how would you assess your stress levels at work (1 being…


Safety Boot Tags

Published 20 March 2017 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesEmergency contact details Emergency procedures Injuries Medical conditions Medications

In a high-risk environment like a construction site, it is essential that procedures are in place in case of emergency. Many sites now put tags on operatives’ hard hats displaying medical information which could save someone’s life if they have been in an accident. See the examples below for how one site further developed this safety initiative: Placed ‘in case…