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Understanding Difficulties Facing Hearing Impaired Individuals

Published 3 August 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesCommunity engagement Disability and special needs facilities Schools and nurseries

Sites should seek to understand and implement measures to assist operatives and visitors who suffer from disabilities. All members of the workforce should appreciate and understand the difficulties facing hearing impaired individuals. To raise awareness and gain a better understanding, the following actions were taken: A local school for deaf children was invited on to site; The children were tasked with pointing…


Minimising operatives’ exposure to the sun

Published 28 July 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesPPE

Construction workers have an increased risk of developing skin cancer due to their regular exposure to the sun. It is essential to assess the risks posed and implement appropriate control measures to minimise operatives’ exposure to the sun. Below is an example of how a site has offered sun protection to their workforce: A ventilated neck sun protector with sweat headband…