1) Fall restraint system should be used when working at height
2) PPE must be worn at all times and as instructed.
3) RPE should be worn when cutting stone
4) LEV should be used when working in a closed environment.
All health and safety equipment should be used in the correct environment.
You should wear the correct PPE for the job i.e LEV when working in a closed environment. Read all hazard boards.
Information – first aid etc
Prohibition – Prohibited from doing
Mandatory – PPE
Warning – Plant etc
To ensure you are safe and that the work environment is a safe place to work in and to inform contractors and operatives of any changes on site and also prevents accidents.
Follow all rules in the site induction. Risk assessments and method statements should be read and understood and implemented when required. All site rules should be adhered to and you should sign off documents once you have read and understood them.
Main hazards on site are slips, trips and falls. There is also a risk of falling from height or being injured by objects falling on you from height. Moving plant also poses a risk. Areas that are sign posted saying asbestos should be avoided but if you need to enter then the correct PPE required for working with asbestos should be worn. All materials on site should be stored away safely and correctly.
Fall from ladder
Fall from fragile roof
Struck by plant
Fall from scaffolding
Fall through an internal void
Crushed by falling excavation
Exposure to asbestos
Exposure to silica
Exposure to excessive noise
Exposure to excessive vibration
Changing things without changing the signage could cause serious accidents. For example changing the plant route without changing the signage to let contractors know of the change.
Site notice board – should