• Sophie King, Safety Compliance and Assurance Manager from University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Foundation Trust, and Louise Mansfield, a Legal Director at Bevan Brittan, discussed some of the key health and safety issues where there are constructions works taking place on a health and social care site. 

    Specific topics covered in this session include:

    • Traffic management
    • Flow
    • Pedestrian and vehicle segregation
    • Helicopter-pads
    • Fire safety
    • Risks of asbestos
    • Impact of multiple contractors on site simultaneously
    • What is the role of whole-site site inspections during construction?
    • Balancing business continuity with progressing constructions works and mitigating risks
    • The importance of providing health and safety support for the project planners.


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