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    HSE MAKES PUBLICATIONS FREE TO DOWNLOAD

    Essential construction safety guides now free in pdf format

    HSE is making some 230 publications free to download to improve access to important information, especially for smaller businesses. 

    Some 50 or so of the 230 publications are now available in a fully accessible ‘printer friendly’ PDF format through the HSE website. The other 180 PDFs will be converted to the ‘printer friendly’ format by the end of March 2010.

    Visitors to the HSE website are offered the options of buying the publication or downloading the PDF. The content of the online and hard copy versions will be identical in substance, if not in form. This means that both the online and hard copy versions will have an identical status in the event of any proceedings.

    Copyright status on the publications has also been amended to encourage re-use – organisations will no longer have to pay for licensing to reproduce contents.

    Key construction industry guidance now available in pdf format include:

    Comment: This is an excellent development, particularly from the smaller business. Easy access to information on the required standard of control for key construction hazards is the first step to taking effective action.

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    2 Responses to “HSE MAKES PUBLICATIONS FREE TO DOWNLOAD”

    1. FATAL ROOF FALL DURING REFURBISHMENT | PP Construction Safety News Desk Says:

      […] plan, manage and monitor the work in a manner that secures safety. HSE have now made publication Safety in Roofwork HSG33 free to […]

    2. FIRST FINES UNDER H&S OFFENCES ACT | PP Construction Safety News Desk Says:

      […] a result Adam Lambert has sustained long-term injuries, which he has yet to recover from fully. The hazards and risks of working on roofs are well […]