Presentation on theme: "Site Health and Safety Induction"— Presentation transcript:
1 Site Health and Safety Induction Insert image of siteProject Name:????????????Site working Hours:??????????
2 The Project Team Contracts Manager Insert Photo’ Insert name Project ManagerInsert Photo’Insert nameSite manager Foreman Site SupervisorInsert Photo’ Insert Photo’ Insert Photo’Insert name Insert name Insert name
3 Site Welfare and Logistics Insert picture /layout of siteWelfare facilities, fire points/escape routes, deliveries/stores areas, First aid facilities, traffic/pedestrian routes are shown as displayed on the above diagram
4 Welfare Facilities Eating and drinking in the canteen only Breakfast (Insert time)Lunch (Insert time)Please put your waste in the bins providedTreat the facilities with respectIf you have any complaints or suggestions with regards the facilities please contact the site teamSMOKING ONLY IN DESIGNATED AREA – NOT ON SITE
5 First Aid All accidents must be reported to xxxx first aider Do not remove anything from the scene of an accident unless authorised to do so by a xxxx Site managerThe site first aiders are:Insert Photo’ Insert Photo’ Insert Photo’Insert name Insert name Insert name
6 Fire Arrangements Fire points shown on the fire plan displayed If you discover a fire, raise the alarm immediately,using the fire point, and call the emergency services (if necessary)On hearing the alarm, make your way to the muster pointWait at the muster point and report to the fire marshalThe Site Fire Marshalls Are:Insert namesDo not attempt to fight the fire (unless it is safe to do so andyou are trained to use a fire extinguisher).Do not re-enter the building until you are told to do so by a member of the xxxx project managementDo not interfere with fire fighting or other safety equipment.
7 Method Statements, Risk Assessments and Toolbox talks NO Sub-Contractor can start work without the method statements and risk assessments, for the works, being in place and approvedThe Appropriate Method Statements and Risk Assessments must have been read and understood by each operative, who must present a copy of their signed method statement briefing register at this inductionAn on-site work related Toolbox Talk will be carried out on a weekly basis by your supervisor.Regular tool box talks regarding site specific environmental issues on the site will be given by your supervisor
8 Mandatory Site Personal Protective Equipment MINIMUM CLOTHING REQUIREMENT TO BE WORN UNDER MANDATORY PPE ON SITE IS FULL LENGTH TROUSERS AND SHORT SLEEVED T-SHIRT. SHORTS AND VEST ARE NOT PERMITTEDAT ALL TIMESWHEN SPECIFIED IN YOUR RISKASSESSMENT & METHODSTATEMENT; AND WHERE ANYRISK IS POSED BY THE WORKACTIVITY.
9 Housekeeping and Storage Access and EgressUse the authorised Access Routes provided at all timesDo not Obstruct Access/Egress Routes with Waste orMaterials at any timeDo not take short cutsHousekeeping and StorageDo NOT let waste materials build upRemove your waste regularly to the skips/bins providedPlease keep access routes clear at all timesStore your materials safely, maintaining good access forretrieving them when requiredA CLEAN SITE IS A SAFE SITE!Report any concerns you may have regarding Housekeeping andstorage to the xxxx site team
10 Manual Handling Avoid manually handling loads whenever possible Use Mechanical Handling Equipment wherever possible toreduce the likelihood of injuries, such as sprains, strainsand crushing injuriesCheck your access routes are free from obstruction andslip/trip hazards before handlingWear the correct PPE whilst handling to reduce injurypotentialAsk for help if you cannot lift/carry the loadcomfortably – NEVER struggle with a load, itmay cause you serious injury
11 Flammable liquids and LPG Store away from other fuels and source of ignitionMust be stored in a lockable compound with warningsignage posted. Gases MUST be stored in a suitable cageLiquid must be stored in a bundFire Extinguishers must be located adjacent to the storagecompoundIf re-fuelling, use a pump or a funnelContainers must always be kept closed with the lid/cap securedwhen not in useReport any spillages to the site team
12 Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Ensure you read and understand the COSHH Assessment for substanceyou use as part of your work. Always check the label of a Substancebefore UseUse the correct PPE for using a substance, which should be providedby your employerSubstances must be stored in a bund of at least 110% the containersizeReport and spillages to the xxxx Project Manager
13 Asbestos Asbestos has / has not (delete as applicable) been identified on this siteState AreasIf you come across any material you believe to be asbestos atany time, cordon the area off and REPORT it immediately tothe Project ManagerNEVER enter an area which has been cordoned off forasbestos removalNEVER attempt to move / remove any material – we have acompetent contractor to do this if required
14 Hot Works HOT WORKS PERMITS must be obtained from the xxxx Site Team prior to starting any hot cutting or burning activityYou MUST have a suitable Fire Extinguisher and hot works permit with you at all times during the HOT works being undertakenCheck the works area before Hot Works and ensure the areais free from Flammable and Combustible MaterialsALWAYS check your working area at the end of your shift, oron completion of works, and return the permit for sign off.
15 Electricity 110V tools only on site PAT tested and have a valid tag displayedCheck your tools before you use them, REPORT anydamage to your line manager and get a suitablereplacementDO NOT use faulty or damaged equipment at anytimeDo NOT attempt to carry out any repair ormaintenance work to tools or equipment unless youare trained, authorised and competent to do so
16 Plant DO NOT operate plant unless you have been trained and are competent and authorised to do soReversing plant MUST be guided by a Competent VehicleBanksmanPlant MUST operate within Site Speed LimitsMEWPs MUST be cordoned off for works, with sufficient Barriersand signageMEWP Platforms must be lowered for movement across siteNEVER stand on the guardrails of a MEWP – work from the platformof the basket onlyAll plant MUST stay within the designated Traffic Routes whenmoving around site
17 Machinery and Equipment ONLY trained and competent persons must use machinery on siteAll static machinery MUST be cordoned off from others during useGuards MUST be in place at all times throughout useCheck your machinery/equipment before using it for faults/damageREPORT any faults/damage to your line manager immediatelyNEVER use faulty/damages equipment
18 Lifting OperationsALL lifting operations must be planned and carried out by competent, certificated personsA suitable and sufficient Lifting Plan and Individual Lifting Risk Assessment must be in place before a lifting operation takes placeONLY Certificated Slingers/Signallers may sling a loadBe aware of where lifting operations are taking place – NEVER walk under a loadSlinger/Signallers must wear ORANGE Hi-Vis for identification
19 Work at HeightWork at Height is still the main cause of death in the Construction IndustryIf you are required to Work at Height as a part of your job you must be trained and competent to do soCheck your works location is safe to enter before starting work, ensuring Edge Protection is in placeWhere Safety Harnesses must be worn CHECK the condition of the equipment before each working shiftWork with Safety Harnesses or other Personal Fall Protection MUST be identified by your risk assessments and method statements and authorised by the xxxx Project Manager
20 Scaffolding NEVER interfere with Scaffolding at any time, unless you are trained, competent and authorised to do soAnyone found tampering with Scaffold will be removedimmediately – this is a criminal offenceScaffolding Platforms must have a double guardrailand toe-boards at all times.Scaffold Platforms will have Scafftags in place to indicateconditionIf you have any concerns about the safety of any scaffoldor other works access or area – DO NOT USE IT, REPORT ITTO A xxxx Manager IMMEDIATELY
21 Mobile Scaffold Towers and Podium Steps DO NOT alter, erect or dismantle a Mobile Scaffold Towerunless you are trained, competent and authorised to do soA Double Guardrail, Toe-boards and suitable access ladder andworking platform must be in place at all times for useEnsure you “Lock off” the wheels of a Mobile Tower orPodium Steps before accessing the equipmentDO NOT move a Mobile Tower or Podium Steps whilst you or any other person are on the platformIf you believe any Mobile Tower or Podium Steps to be unsafeREPORT IT immediately to your line managerA “Scaff-Tag” must be completed and displayed on all Towers andPodiums
22 Ladders and Step Ladders Step Ladders MUST NOT be used where it is possible to use a safer means of access (i.e. Podium Steps or Mobile Scaffold Towers)A RISK ASSESSMENT MUST BE IN PLACE for Use of Ladders/Step-Ladders prior to useAll Step Ladders MUST be INDUSTRIAL CLASS – Domestic Steps will be removed to the site skip without noticeLadders must be tied/footed at all timesYou must not stand on the top 3 rungs of any ladderfor access or short duration works. Maintain 3 pointsof contact at all timesLadders and Step-Ladders must be inspected prior to useand in good condition; Damaged Equipment must beremoved from site immediately
23 Permit to Work (PTW)Permits to Work are issued by the xxxx site Team where required, the following Permits to Work must be obtained prior to commencing work (where applicable):Hot Works PermitPermit for Isolation of ServicesPermit to LoadPermit to StrikePermit for Confined Spaces WorkingPermit to DigThis list is not exhaustive and other PTW’s will be issued where required
24 Biological Health Hazard LEPTOSPIROSIS (WEIL’S DISEASE)Through contact with Rats UrineCauses liver and kidney damage and in the worst cases, DeathFlu-like Symptoms including aching, headache, nauseaReduce risk by wearing suitable gloves, cover open wounds with waterproof dressings; wash your hands before eating, drinking or smoking, placing your waste in the bins providedPSITTACOSISUsually through contact with dust or droplets in air contaminated with bird faecesCauses fever, joint and muscle pains and respiratory damageSymptoms are flu-like, such as chills, aching, headache, abdominal painReduce Risk by wearing respiratory protection if exposed, washing hand regularly and not smoking in works areasREPORT any symptoms to the Project Manager immediately, who will provide you with information to present to your GP on attendance
25 Alcohol and Drugs WILL NOT BE TOLERATED ON SITE AT ANY TIME Persons found to be under the influence of Alcohol and Drugs WILL BE REMOVED FROM SITE IMMEDIATELY and their Company Directors informedIf you believe anyone to be under the influence of Alcohol or Drugs whilst on site, please report to a xxxx manager immediately – Theirs and Others Safety is at riskXxxxx reserve the right to carry out random drug testing on site
26 Environmental/Weather Hazards WORK IN THE SUNCover your skinUse a high level sun block and apply it regularlyDrink water regularly to avoid dehydrationWear suitable eye protection if requiredNO SHORTS on site – Full length trousers and short sleeve T-shirt are the minimum clothing requirementWINTER WORKINGCheck Access routes and take care when handling materials – they may be slipperyClear of any ice/frost from your works accesses if required and check work access equipment for faults/damageXxxxx will ensure general site access routes are maintained
27 Vibration HAND AND ARM VIBRATION SYNDROME (HAVS) Caused via use of vibrating tools or equipment over longor repeated useCan cause permanent damage to the muscles, blood vessels,nerves and tendons of the hand, wrist and armSymptoms include tingling of the fingers, blanching (whitening)and numbness of the fingers, aching and stiffnessReduce risk by wearing suitable gloves, taking regular restbreaks and rotating you work activities as advised by youremployer
28 Noise Exposure to noise can have a Permanent Effect on your hearing, causing temporary or permanent hearing loss orTinnitus (ringing in the ears)Hearing Protection Zones are shown using Signage. You MUSTwear hearing protection at all times when in these areasEnsure you wear the Correct Type of Hearing Protection – youremployer will advise you on this and issue the hearingprotection requiredWear Hearing Protection whenever you are working withmachinery or in noisy areas
29 Respect for Neighbours and Environment Possible Considerations:Restricted Working HoursMinimisation of Dusts, Fumes and NoisePreventing Spillage of ChemicalsGood Housekeeping PracticesNO Abusive language, Shouting or whistlingInform the Project Manager immediately if any complains are made