Describes a study to distil a generic model for assessing health and safety in construction, and benchmark performance improvement with best practice examples for use by third parties to support health and safety planning and performance measurement. It has been possible to customise the Influence Network for health and safety issues including: handarm vibration syndrome, falls from height, construction plant, roadworks and goods delivery. Specific issues and overall methodology have been drawn out to develop a Generic model for construction health and safety, with generic factors for the Environmental, Policy, Organisational and Direct levels of the Influence Network.
Other volumes of Improving health and safety in construction: Phase 2
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