Safer sites initiative 2013 - image gallery 2
The initiative is about to enter its final week, check out our second image gallery of good and bad practice.
Lack of dust suppression and control at this site. Dry cutting of block-work with no water suppression kit or masks.
Dry cutting of block work - with no water suppression kit or masks.
Suppression - not in use during this work outside.
The emergency exit in this tower block below is useless, loft insulating material blocks the route down to safety.
Inspectors came across the example below of inadequate edge protection, just one failing that led to an Improvement Notice for poor on site management. While the next image shows inadequate makeshift edge protection in use.
Failings that led to an Improvement Notice for poor on site management
Makeshift - an example of makeshift edge protection used on a site.
Would you use this ladder?
Working at height
Fire station - A project to replace and insulate a fire station roof.
Scaffold tin roof placed over the roof and handrail around the top.
Before and after
Inspectors intervened and served Improvement notice.
Scaffold extended to provide a safer working environment
Inspectors found workers safety hanging in the balance on this site
Another precarious set-up discovered by our inspectors here
Simple, hygienic and effective – good practice for a temporary site.
Electrical safety given no consideration at this refurbishment site.