Know how to carry out safe working practices in construction Unit cc1001 Know health and safety regulations – rolls and responsibilities HASAWA 1. To secure the health and safety welfare of all persons at work 2.
To protect the general public 3. To control the use handling storage and transport of explosive and highly flammable substances. 4. To control the release of noxious or offensive substances into the atmosphere. Employer’s duties: Provide and maintain a safe working environment Ensure safe access to and from the workplaceProvide and maintain safe machinery equipment and methods of work Ensure the safe handling transport and storage of all machinery equipment and materials Provide the employees with the necessary information instructions training and supervision to ensure safe working Prepare issue to employees and update as required a written statement of the firms safety policy Involve trade union safety (were appointed) with all matters concerning the development promotion and maintenance and health and safety requirements Employee’s duties: 1.Take care at all times and ensure that their actions do not put at risk themselves their work mates or any other person 2. Cooperate with their employers to enable them to fulfil the employer’s health and safety duties 3. Use the equipment and safe guards provided by the employers 4.
Never misuse or interfere with anything provided for health and safety PPE The main objective: Personal protective equipment P. P. E means all pieces of equipment additions or accessories designed to be worn or held by a person at work to protect against one or more risks.Typical items are * Safety footwear * Waterproof fabric and high visibility clothing * Safety helmets * Gloves * Eye protection * Hearing protection * Dust masks * Respirators * Safety harness The regulations that require all p.
p. e: 1. Is properly assessed before use to ensure its a suitable for purpose 2. Is maintained and stored properly 3. Is provided with instruction and how to use it safety 4. Is used correctly by employees The construction design and management.
The main objective:Design and management legislation requires the health and safety taken to account and managed during all stages of a construction project, from its conception, design and planning throughout the actual construction process and afterwards during maintained repair. These regulations apply to all construction projects irrespective of the size the HSE must be notified were construction work is expected to: * Last for more than 30 days: * Involve more than 500 persons days of work , for example 50 people working for over 10 days RIDDOR The main objective:To report work related deaths major injuries over the 3 day injuries work related diseases and dangerous occurrences or near misses. As an employer a person who is self employed or something in control of work premises you have legal duties under R. I. D. D. O. R that require you to report and record some work related accidents by the quickest means possible.
You must report: * Deaths * Major injuries * Over 3 day injuries * Injuries to members of the public * Some work related diseases * Dangerous occurrences The control of substances hazardous to health 1999 The main objective:Were people use or are exposed to hazardous substances the C. O. S. H. H regulation require * The assessment of risks involved * The prevention of exposure to risk * Measures taken to adequately control it * Monitoring of the effectiveness of the measures taken Assessment: Must be undertaken by employees.
Prevention: Where harm from substance is likely, the first course of action should be prevention of exposure Control: Where the substances has to be worked with because either there is no choice, or because alternatives also present equal risk, exposure must be controlled.Monitoring: This must be carried out to ensure exposure to hazardous substances is being adequately controlled. The construction design and management Regulations 2007 The main objective: Design and management legislations requires that health and safety is taken into account and managed during all stages of the construction project , from its conception , design and planning, throughout the actually construction process and afterwards during maintenance and repair These regulations apply to all construction projects irrespective of the size H.S. E must be notified where construction work is expected to: Last for more than 30 days: Involve more than 500 persons days of work, for example 50 people working for over 10 days The provision and use of work equipment regulations 1992 The main objective To ensure that all equipment used in the workplace is * Suitable for its use.
* Properly maintained. * Provided with all appropriate safety devices and warning notices. * All users and supervisors of equipment are given health and safety information training and written instructions.