Health and Safety

Setting Standards

Every year many construction site workers are killed or injured as a result of their work; others suffer ill health, such as musculoskeletal disorders, lung disease and mental health. The hazards are not restricted to those working on sites, members of the public are also killed or injured because construction activities have not been adequately controlled.

​Not only is there a legal and moral obligation to protect to protect workers, accidents and ill health have a financial cost, and the business case for improving performance is absolutely clear.

Clients have a leading role to play in ensuring health and safety is a priority on all projects, and should set the standards which their contractors and indeed all in their supply chain have to adhere to. 


Many clients are already leading the way and we are pleased to share a range of examples of standards and other useful information on the main areas within health and safety.


We are keen to add to this from as many sources as possible, so if you have examples we could share on this page, please email us at

Fire Safety
Health & Safety Strategies and Planning

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