Site organisation - Everything you need to know about organising a safe and healthy construction site.
Slips, trips and falls - Assess, eliminate and control the risks of slips, trips and falls on construction sites.
Work at height - The hierarchy of controls for working at height, from working at ground level, using towers, scaffolds, platforms and ladders and, as a last resort, fall restraints and safety netting.
Structural stability - Assess the risks and prevent unintentional structural collapse during alterations, demolition and dismantling.
Excavations - Making excavations safe so that people are not injured by collapse of excavation, by material falling on them, or by falling into the excavation.
Lifting operations - All lifting operations involving lifting equipment must be properly planned by a competent person; appropriately supervised; and carried out in a safe manner.
Electricity - Work safely with power supplies and electrical equipment; map overhead power lines and underground cables to prevent accidental contact with machinery.
Fire - Identify the risks of fire; control combustible materials and ignition sources; and make it clear exactly what to do if fire does break out.
Mobile plant and vehicles - Assess the risks, establish competence to operate and control access to telehandlers, excavators, mobile work platforms, dumpers and road vehicles.
Demolition - All demolition, dismantling and structural alteration should be carefully planned and carried out by competent practitioners.
Prevention of drowning - There is a risk of drowning when people work beside or above water, other liquids such as slurries in lagoons, foodstuffs in open vats, and solutions of chemicals in factories or have to pass near or across it on their way to or from their workplace
Temporary works - those parts of a construction project that are needed to enable the main works to be carried out, often dismantled when they are no longer needed. Include: temporary supports to hold up walls, floors and trenches; temporary earthworks; access scaffolds; site hoardings; and site cabins and services.
Steel erection – Considerations in the design, planning and construction of steel frame structures.