Health and Safety Knowledge Share

As a Paramount Safety Solutions client we want to you to be up to date and in the know with regards to all health and safety developments within the construction industry.

We hope you find the following information useful and interesting:

Taylor Wimpey Introduce a site team approach to Health and Safety

15th June 2015

Taylor Wimpey want  a site team approach to health and safety across all of their sites

To allow this to...

HSE Inspection - Occupational Health

3rd November 2014

Over the next few months the HSE will be conducting inspections on site with their main focus being occupational...

HSE Construction Plan Of Works 2014 - 2015

29th April 2014

There has been significant improvement in the management of health and safety in some parts of the construction industry over the past few...

Health and Safety Made Simple

1st January 2013


The law says that all employers...

Slips, Trips and Falls

1st April 2014

Almost a third of all accidents are the result of slips, trips and falls caused, in the main, by poor housekeeping.


Introduction To Fee For Intervention

18th November 2013

What is Fee for intervention (FFI)?

A HSE inspector inspects work activities and investigates incidents and...

Vehicle and Mobile Plant Safety Awareness

2nd December 2013

On average 10 workers die each year as a result of accidents involving vehicles or mobile plant on construction sites. A further 100 are...

Changes to RIDDOR Reporting

6th April 2012

What are the changes?

From the 6th April 2012 RIDDOR'S current over three day injury reporting requirement has changed...

Portable Appliance Testing (PAT)

1st October 2012

HSE guidance indicates that 25% of all reportable electrical incidents involve portable appliances.

The Electricity at...

Face Fit Testing

25th November 2012

All persons who work where dust in generated must wear appropriate RPE. To ensure the equipment provides an effective seal on the face they...

Accidents, Incidents and Near Misses

25th November 2010

It is essential that all accidents and incidents are reported and recorded. This includes any near misses where no injury results, but there...

Falls From Height

22nd September 2010

With so many injuries involving working at height this is always a main focus with HSE

Before starting any work at...