C: General safety
The following organisations and websites offer general safety guidance on the topic of health and safety.
C17 The following information is available on the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) website:
- A video in which children warn about the dangers of playing on construction sites.
- The HSE guidance document Protecting the public: your next move (HSG151).
- Free to download information leaflets:
- Protecting the public (276KB, PDF)
- Keeping your site tidy (268.7KB, PDF)
- Running a small construction site (281.8KB, PDF)
C20 The Temporary Works Forum (TWf) consists of several construction organisations and provides guidance and information about temporary works. It has produced a number of publications on a range of related issues, including legislation, design and erection. For further information visit the TWf website.
C22 For further information refer to the following Health and Safety Executive (HSE) documents:
- The safe use of vehicles on construction sites (HSG144)
- Protecting the public: your next move (HSG151)
C24 Also refer to the Strategic Forum for Construction Plant Safety Group's good practice guidance Lifting and travelling with suspended loads using telehandlers and the Safe use of telehandlers in construction.