CIP H&S Manual Updates

CIP H&S Manual Updates – December 2020

The CIP H&S Manual Updates amendment packs will be sent out to subscribers this month.  The latest update to the CIP Construction Health and Safety Manual includes the following:

  • Site Logistics and Planning – a new section on the use of mobile devices on site; new guidance on the role of the plant / vehicle marshals on site; an update to the CLOCs reference documents; and a new appendix containing all COVID 19 related information.
  • New legislation in the Register of Legislation to prepare for BREXIT
  • Asbestos – a new table summarising differences between Licensed work, Non-Licensed Work and Notifiable Non-Licensed Work, as well as a new table on Medicals, and a general update throughout.
  • Mental Wellbeing – a new section on the organisational considerations when looking to build employees resilience to prevent and better manage mental ill-health.
  • Work at Height – new guidance in Protection of Voids on the provision of access hatches.
  • Excavation – a new section entitled Basement Construction.
  • Welding and Cutting – a general update.
  • Overhead and Underground Services – the inclusion of a new section on the use of technology to assist when working in the proximity of overhead lines.
  • Specialist/Specific Processes, Risks and Components – a new section on the manual handling of plasterboard

The updates are all live on CIP Knowledge, the online Construction Health and Safety Manual.