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    CROSSRAIL PUBLISH BEST PRACTICE H&S GUIDES

    Sharing major project best practice can leave a lasting legacy

    Crossrail has announced that it is “committed to sharing best practices” on projects and with the wider construction industry. The aim is to leave a lasting legacy.

    The following Best Practice Guides have been published:

    • BEST PRACTICE GUIDE – CONSTRUCTION RAILWAYS OPERATIONS
      This Best Practice Guide was produced as a result of collaboration between representatives from Crossrail and the three main tunnelling contractors engaged in TBM activities – BFK (C300), DSJV (C305) and HMJV (C310). Thanks are due to all those involved in the preparation, review and issue of this Guide.
    • BEST PRACTICE GUIDE – SPRAYED CONCRETE LINING EXCLUSION ZONE MANAGEMENT
      The purpose of this document is to provide guidance on the consistent application of control measures to be used on Crossrail sites in the management of exclusion and restriction zones around active working areas in tunnels employing the Sprayed Concrete Lining (SCL) methodology.
    • BEST PRACTICE GUIDE – CONSTRUCTION FIRE SAFETY
      The purpose of this Best Practice Guide is to provide information to help users prevent fires and ensure good standards of fire safety management on Crossrail construction sites.
    • BEST PRACTICE GUIDE – PRESSURE SYSTEMS
      The purpose of this Best Practice Guide is to raise awareness of the consequences of working with pressurised and storage energy release systems and promote a safer working environment for all operatives working on Crossrail.
    • BEST PRACTICE GUIDE – LIFTING OPERATIONS
      This Best Practise Guide has been created to help raise awareness and improve understanding of lifting operations for all operatives working on Crossrail.

     

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