This guide is for those in the construction industry who need to communicate a health and safety message to their workforce, whether direct employees or working on site.
Communicating effectively to a diverse workforce is not easy, but doing it well can have remarkable results. People who may find this guide useful include site managers, safety officers, foremen and directors.
This guide includes important points to take into account when communicating about health and safety, but it doesn’t contain all the information to be considered.
Further background material can be found in the appendix A.
The importance of involving the workforce cannot be underestimated. The Health and Safety Executive has numerous resources available to help with worker involvement