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Visitors’ Induction Guide

Published 30 October 2014 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesFacilities for visitors Induction Parking Site specific induction Site-specific induction Visitor information

All members of the workforce and visitors to the site must have a site induction. The induction is site specific and will provide everyone with information on the current hazards of the site and the basic site rules. At a number of sites, a visitors’ induction guide was sent in advance, to those individuals and companies arranging to go to the site; General site and specific…


Drug and Alcohol Testing

Published 24 October 2014 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesAlcohol testing Drugs and alcohol policy Drugs testing

Random drugs and alcohol testing is an effective way of ensuring that safety on site is of paramount importance. Attitudes towards the effects of drugs and alcohol on workers, should be fed down from senior managers and adopted by all. Drinking or taking drugs before working on site could effect reaction times, judgements and result in dangerous incidents or accidents on site….


Permit to Work

Published 16 October 2014 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesSupervision Supervision Supervision

A ‘permit to work’ is a safety system used to control high risk activities such as excavations or working at height. Permits authorise certain members of the workforce to carry out high risk work at a specific time and helps to ensure health and safety procedures are correctly followed. This is particularly important on large sites with many trades working in…