North West Construction Safety Group

Find important safety information, alerts, documents and files for download. Some information is only available to members.

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Extended Toolbox Talk – Scaffold Design

Another handy resource from our friends at Simian – this time explaining what is and is not required for scaffold design in a modern construction environment.

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Extended Toolbox Talk – Handover of Scaffolds

All you need to know about what should happen during the scaffold handover process.

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Toolbox Talk – Winter Working

Think the worst of the winter weather is behind us? Think again! This toolbox talk is a great brief fro those working outdoors in the harshest of British conditions!

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ToolboxTalk – Workplace Transport (Contracting Sites)

Produced following a tragic workplace fatality in Scotland, this bulleted list provides some sound advice relating to transport on contracting sites.

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Toolbox Talk – Vehicle Sheeting Systems

Stopping Incidents in relation to tipper sheeting systems.

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Toolbox Talk – Asphalt Hatches Operating Instructions

A handy resource for those that may have an interest in the safe use and operation of asphalt hatches during loading & delivery!

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LWIT Training Pack

Useful info for those required to deliver site safety briefings!

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NR Safety Bulletin 338 – Crush injury to slinger signaller

On 2 October 2014 a serious incident occurred on site during a lifting activity. A slinger/signaller was in the process of attaching lifting accessories to the lifting eye of a 22 tonne tracked 360 excavator.

Click download for more information and Safety Advice from Network Rail Safety Bulletin

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Fatal Accident – A21 Sevenoaks Bypass, UK

On Friday 16th January 2015, shortly after midnight, an employee of one of our subcontractors, working as part of our UK Construction Division Area 4 Balfour Beatty Mott MacDonald JV, was crushed between two site vehicles and fatally injured. It appears that the worker was caught between two trailer units. A full investigation is currently underway.

You can download information on Coupling and Uncoupling of Semi Trailers

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Presentation – Organising a Safe and Healthy Construction Site

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    FOCUS ON ELECTRICAL SAFETY: BEDFORD COMPANY FINED AFTER TEENAGE TRAINEE ENGINEER LOST HIS LIFE

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    NWCSG – Group Meeting Minutes (December 2018) (386)

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    NWCSG – Group Meeting Minutes (October 2018) (384)

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    NWCSG – Group Meeting Minutes (November 2018) (385)

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    NWCSG – Group Meeting Attendance Sheets (October 2018) (384)

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    NWCSG – Group Meeting Minutes (September 2018) (383)

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    NWCSG – Group Meeting Minutes (July 2018) (382)

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    NWCSG – Group Meeting Minutes (June 2018) (381)

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    NWCSG – Group Meeting Minutes (May 2018) (380)

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    NWCSG – Group Meeting Minutes (April 2018) (379)

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    NWCSG – Group Meeting Minutes (March 2018) (378)

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    Group Meeting 03 May 2016 – Corporate v Personal Liability Slides (Pinsent Masons)

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    Group Meeting 02 Feb 2016 – Pinsafe Information

    Detail on the innovative Pinsafe system – including an NWCSG member discount offer!

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    Group Meeting 02 Feb 2016 – Ground Force Presentation (Equipment)

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    Group Meeting 02 Feb 2016 – Ground Force Presentation (Technical Design)

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    Group Meeting 02 Feb 2016 – Ground Force Presentation (Training)

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