- Pre-construction phase - undertook a risk assessment on which projects most risky from an occupational health perspective, requirement to consider H&S by IFBs, contractors asked to provide H&S plans
- Construction phase - risk assessment done and high risk activities identified...
Field visits important to observe practice.
Reporting observed versus recorded incidents important.
- Contractors not having qualified staff.
- H&S staff transferred to new staff leaving gaps on the site.
Increased observations reduces risk.
Frequent auditing - internal to contractors and externalEarly warnings system and preventive education and info on using safety equipment.
This coordinated and strategic approach improves safety.