Between 18 February and 15 March, inspectors will make unannounced visits to construction sites to ensure they are managing high-risk activity, such as working at height.

They will also check for general good order, assess welfare facilities and check whether suitable PPE such as head protection, is being used appropriately.

During 2011/12, 49 workers were killed while working in construction and 2,884 major injuries were reported. The purpose of the initiative is to remind those working in the industry that poor standards are unacceptable and could result in enforcement action.

Source: HSE website

Protectus Consulting can provide health and safety specialist to support your business in having a safe work environment. we can carry out a compliance review at regular intervals to ensure health and safety is implemented effectively. If you need to achieve CHAS accredited we can support you through this.

 

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