Site safety for the water industry (SP137)

If you're about to start work in the water industry, make sure you read this book. Your safety could depend upon it. CIRIA's Site Guides are renowned throughout the industry. This one has been specially prepared for those new to working on water industry sites where the hazards are numerous and the risks to personnel considerable. It starts off by discussing preparation before going on site and conduct at site, and includes a section on personal protective equipment. The second part deals with 23 common activities and describes the related hazards and how to avoid them. There are also sections on accident reporting and investigation, as well as basic first aid advice. The text is arranged as a series of bullet points and checklists, making it ideal for quick reference. Used by a number of water utilities as a standard text for induction courses.

Keywords: health and safety

ISBN: 978-0-86017-708-1

Author: B Finney, M Norton, C Crook and T Good

Number of pages: 112 (paperback)

Publisher: CIRIA

Date of Publication: January 1997