Emmetts Civil Construction Workplace Rules
The following rules have been prepared to inform staff and subcontractors about accepted working practices. This is not an exclusive list, only a guide. They are:
1. Check safety before starting the work.
2. Safety is the responsibility of everyone. Any safety hazard or unsafe act must be acted on (Eliminate, Isolate, Minimise) and reported to the supervisor.
3. Notify your supervisor, or the person in control of the workplace, immediately if you think hazards are not adequately controlled.
4. Notify your supervisor, or the person in control of the workplace, immediately of all accidents, incidents and near misses.
5. Wear and use the correct PPE at all times.
6. Wear steel capped safety footwear at all times.
7. Wear seat belts at all times when driving or operating vehicles or machinery where fitted. This also applies to passengers.
8. Treat all cables and wires as live until determined otherwise.
9. Do not enter taped off / restricted areas without prior permission.
10. Tidy up your work area and keep surroundings tidy at all times.
11. Return tools to their right place after use.
12. Dispose of waste and hazardous substances as described in SDS.
13. All electrical tools and leads are to be inspected and tagged every 6 months.
14. Comply with all safety notices and warning signs.
15. Do not approach any machinery, plant or crane unless the driver or dogman expressly indicates to you that he has seen you and it is safe to do so.
16. Attend and participate in Toolbox and Health and Safety meetings.
17. Look after yourself and others to ensure everyone's safety.
18. Observe proper hygiene.
19. No smoking or vaping in any enclosed building or company vehicle.
20. No radios unless authorised by the supervisor and volumes to be less than 80Db.
21. Use signs to warn others of your hazardous activities including powder actuated tools, welding and work at height.
The following are not permitted on site. Any infringement could result in disciplinary action or termination of contract: :
1. Horseplay, practical jokes, fighting or malicious damage
2. Illegal drugs or unprescribed legal drugs
3. Alcohol (unless at an authorised function)
4. Children or pets
5. Domestic ladders