UK Contractors Group (UKCG) represents over 30 leading contractors operating in the UK on construction specific issues. Between them UKCG members account for £33 billion of construction turnover which is a third of UK construction total output.
UKCG has launched a revised Health and Safety training standard that focuses on the level of health and safety training required by those who direct, manage, supervise or undertake construction related activities on UKCG sites. This standard is designed to support UKCG’s work in increasing competency and improving leadership in health and safety by developing knowledge and skill.
As an overview the UKCG are ensuring that their members adopt the following standards of Health and Safety Training:
The biggest change being the requirement for training required for operatives with the 1 day health and safety awareness course.