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Guidance

Asbestos

Every week on average, 20 tradesmen die from exposure to asbestos in the UK. Find out more.

BIM for Health and Safety

Gain a better understanding of BIM for Health and Safety in the UK context, what it means for key industry stakeholders, where the industry is currently in its good practice and how the industry is deriving value.

Case studies

Case studies provide real-life examples of good practice in construction health and safety risk management.

CDM2015

Advice and guidance relating to the CDM Regulations 2015.

Construction dust

There are many types of dust that can cause respiratory problems. Find out more.

Construction noise

Regular, frequent exposure to loud noise can be permanently damage hearing. Find out more.

Demolition

All you need to know about demolition, dismantling and structural alteration.

Dermatitis

Contact Dermatitis (also known as eczema) is inflammation of the skin. Find out more.

Fact Sheets

Please see a sample of our Fact Sheets. A full selection are available for members in the members area.

Fire safety

Most fires are preventable. Those responsible for workplaces and other buildings to which the public have access can avoid them by taking responsibility for and adopting the right behaviours and procedures.

Health

Find out more on mitigating health risks in construction.

Mental health

Mental health at work is a major issue. Find out how to prevent work-related mental health problems and comply with the law.

Musculo-skeletal disorders

Construction activities that involve manual handling present a significant risk of Musculo-skeletal disorders (MSDs). Find out more.

Offshore health and safety

The operator or owner of any offshore installation you work on, including your employer, are responsible for your health and safety. However, you have responsibilities too.

Principal Designer's Handbook

Developed by in-house expert, Andrew Leslie, the PD handbook details all you need to know.

Professional Indemnity Insurance

Advice on PII for our members.

Solar radiation (sun burn)

Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun can cause skin damage. Find out more.

Vibration

Hand-arm vibration can be transmitted from construction work activity. Find out more.

Working at Height

‘Work at Height’ means work in any place where, if there were no precautions in place, a person could fall a distance liable to cause personal injury.