Safety Resources

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Best Practice Guidance for MEWPs

Avoiding Trapping / Crushing Injuries to People in the Platform produced by Strategic Forum for Construction Group and HSE.

Safe Use of Telehandlers in Construction

Strategic Forum for Construction Best Practice Guide produced by Strategic Forum for Construction Plant Safety Group and HSE.

HSE The selection and management of mobile elevating work platforms

This document is aimed at those responsible for selecting, specifying and managing MEWP’s on site.

HSE Preventing falls from boom-type mobile elevating work platforms

This information sheet explains how to prevent falls, not just mitigate the effects once a fall occurs. It also explains how to select suitable fall protection equipment where the risk cannot be adequately controlled.

HSE A Brief Guide to Working at Height Regulations 2005

The Work at Height Regulation 2005.

HSE Simple guide to the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998.

An 8 page booklet published by the HSE for a basic understanding of LOLER.

HSE Simple Guide to the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulation 1998.

An 8 page guide to the aspects of PUWER published by the HSE.

HSE Height Safe

Absolutely Essential Health and Safety information for people who Work at Height

HSE MEWPs for tree work

Use and Effectiveness of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPS) for tree work.

HSE Safety in window cleaning using suspended and powered access equipment.

An information sheet from the HSE for those working at height in this way.

HSE Using Work Equipment Safely

A 16 page full colour guide published by the HSE.

HSE Health and Safety Training-What you need to know.

This leaflet explains the importance of health and safety training to owners and managers of businesses. It gives advice on who may need training, what form the training may take and how to organise it.

Five Steps to Risk Assessment

A step by step guide to planning your risk assessment. Click here to download your copy.

HSE Safe use of ladders and stepladders

Safe use of Ladders and Stepladders, an employers guide.

HSE Top tips for ladder and stepladder safety

Pocket-sized booklet full of safety tips for ladders and step ladders.

HSE General access scaffolds and ladders

A HSE published information sheet on general access scaffolds and ladders.

HSE An introduction to health and safety

Health and Safety in a small business, what you should know about and where to get more information.

HSE Hiring and leasing out of plant: application of PUWER 98, regulations 26 and 27.

A HSE information sheet for those that hire, lease or lend mobile work equipment.

HSE Inspecting fall arrest equipment made from WEBBING

Guiding you to the requirements for Inspecting fall arrest equipment made of webbing or rope. Published by the HSE.

HSE A short guide to the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992.

A full colour guide to PPE and references to further regulations.

HSE Tower Scaffolds

A 4 page lnformation sheet published by the HSE.

HSE Working on Roofs

An information sheet covering the crucial issues to be concerned about when working in this environment. Published by the HSE.

HSE Workplace Transport Safety

Published by the HSE this 22 page booklet is designed to raise awareness of current dangers with transport in the workplace.

HSE Preventing Falls from Vehicles

A handy sized leaflet on how to prevent falls from vehicles.

HSE Crossing high-speed roads on foot during temporary traffic-management works

Crossing high-speed roads on foot during tempory traffic management.