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Guidance for Safe Investigation of Potentially Contaminated Land: Site Investigation in Construction Series Second edition

Author/EditorSite Investigation Steering Group (Author)
Publisher: ICE Publishing
ISBN: 9780727735072
Pub Date25/10/2016
BindingPaperback
Pages64
Edition2nd ed
Dimensions (mm)297(h) * 210(w)
This book promotes the use of safe working practices and improves awareness of health & safety.
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Contaminated land contains particular hazards that require the employment of specialist
geoenvironmental services with appropriately trained and experienced office and site personnel, suitable plant and equipment, and high levels of supervision and response. An addition to the Site Investigation in Construction series, this book promotes the use of safe working practices and improves awareness of health & safety.

This new edition is up-to-date with the many advances and regulatory changes affecting ground investigation, particularly in respect of contaminated ground, dealing with waste materials and different investigatory techniques, since the publication of the first edition.

Guidance for Safe Investigation of Potentially Contaminated Land provides guidance for Employers and their agents, Contractors, Engineers, site operatives and other staff.

Contaminated land contains particular hazards that require the employment of specialist
geoenvironmental services with appropriately trained and experienced office and site personnel, suitable plant and equipment, and high levels of supervision and response. An addition to the Site Investigation in Construction series, this book promotes the use of safe working practices and improves awareness of health & safety.

This new edition is up-to-date with the many advances and regulatory changes affecting ground investigation, particularly in respect of contaminated ground, dealing with waste materials and different investigatory techniques, since the publication of the first edition.

Guidance for Safe Investigation of Potentially Contaminated Land provides guidance for Employers and their agents, Contractors, Engineers, site operatives and other staff.

1 INTRODUCTION 2 LEGISLATION 3 COMPETENCE, TRAINING & QUALIFICATIONS 4 MANAGING HEALTH & SAFETY 5 DESK STUDIES 6 RISK ASSESSMENT 7 SITE CATEGORISATION 8 INTRUSIVE & NON INTRUSIVE METHODS & SITE PRACTICES 9 PROJECT SPECIFICATION 10 CONTRACTUAL REQUIREMENTS 11 INSURANCE 12 HEALTH & SAFETY PLANNING 13 PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AND SITE SAFETY EQUIPMENT 14 PLANT & EQUIPMENT 15 HEALTH SURVEILLANCE 16 SAFETY INDUCTION 17 SITE MANAGEMENT 18 HANDLING OF CONTAMINATED MATERIAL 19 STORAGE & DISPOSAL OF GEOTECHNICAL & CHEMICAL SAMPLES 20 BACKFILLING 21 DECOMMISSIONING & DEMOBILISING REFERENCES APPENDICES

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