Newsline from Build UK

Updated CIP Construction Health & Safety Manual

30 January 2017

Updated CIP Construction Health & Safety Manual

Build UK and its members continue to drive health and safety performance in the industry, ensuring that the latest industry-recognised policies and standards are included in the Construction Industry Publications (CIP) Health & Safety Manual.

The latest edition of the Construction H&S Manual features the Build UK Site Induction Standard, updated Build UK and IPAF guidance on MEWPs and reviews from Trade Association members SAEMA, NFDC and NASC on health and safety issues surrounding the use of Permanently Installed Suspended Lifting Equipment, Explosives and Working at Height.

Other recent additions to the manual include the Build UK Safety Helmet Colours Standard and updated detail surrounding the Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety (CLOCS) Programme, an initiative supported by Build UK.

Helping the industry work safely for over forty years, the Construction H&S Manual, also known as the ‘Blue Book’, is a one-stop shop for information and practical guidance on all health and safety issues that affect the construction process. CIP is offering all Build UK members an exclusive 30% discount on the Manual, which is now available on all formats.

The online manual is updated on an ongoing basis with the latest legislative changes and guidance providing a wide range of benefits for all businesses in the contracting supply chain:

• 24-hour access wherever there is an internet connection via computer, mobile or tablet
• Multi-user licences available based on concurrent usage
• One user name and password for all users
• Email notifications of updates
• Complete section PDFs available to print out for use at will
• CD-ROM and printed formats available for non-internet connected sites*.

Details of subscription prices for the Construction H&S Manual, which start from £350 per annum for a single user, can be found on the CIP website. Build UK members can claim their 30% discount using the promotional code BUILDUK, and members have the opportunity to take out a free one month’s trial of the online version by registering on the CIP Construction H&S Manual website.

CIP are also offering the same discount opportunities and free trial on the Environment Manual.

For further information or to take out a subscription, please contact Sarah Kenny at CIP by emailing skenny@cip-books.com or phoning 07789 713776.

* Whilst the discount also applies to the CD-ROM and printed formats, it excludes the six-monthly updates.