Construction Safety

Millions of people work at thousands of construction sites across the nations on any given day. The fatal injury rate for the construction industry is higher than the national average in many countries.

The construction workers are often inadequately trained to handle the construction activities and associated hazards leading to the increase in the chances of injuries.

 

Potential hazards for workers in construction include:

  • Fall from heights
  • Trench collapse
  • Scaffold collapse
  • Electric shock and arc flash/arc blast
  • Failure to use proper personal protective equipment
  • Repetitive motion injuries

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How can we work together?

  • Gap assessment/ As-Is assessment against statutory requirements, industry practices focusing on specific hazards related to different activities prevalent in the construction site
  • Advisory and consulting support for closing the gaps through identification and implementation of suitable corrective actions and remedial measures, generation of action plans and continuous monitoring till implementation
  • Training and capacity building of different level of people ranging from workers, supervisors, line managers to HSE professionals on different safety aspects in the construction industry customised to meet the organisation’s requirements

What’s your focus area?

  • Construction – general safety and health provisions
  • Scaffolding
  • Work at Height, Fall protection, Ladders
  • Excavations
  • Hazard communication
  • Electrical Safety
  • Fire Protection
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Safe crane & lifting equipment operations
  • Safe use of vehicles at the construction site

Standards Adopted in Construction Safety

  • Applicable country-specific legal requirements for Construction Industry like The Building and Other Construction Workers Act 1996 & Central Rules 1998 in India
  • Relevant national and international standards applicable to construction Industry (like BIS standards in India)
  • Good International Industry Practices (GIIP) for Construction Safety and practices followed in world-class construction sites
  • International Guidelines like ILO, World Bank General EHS Guidelines, OSHA, etc

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