Stay Safe – Health and Safety on Reconstruction Sites

What is the scope of this guidance?

These guidelines provide an essential preparatory and operative checklist for health and safety control on small reconstruction sites. They are intended to help reduce and avoid manageable risks, and to guarantee the health and safety of all people working under staff supervision, from consultants to those affected by a disaster. The topics are listed according to their importance for the prevention and reduction of accidents and impact upon the minimization of negative health consequences.

Who is this guidance for?

The International Federation works increasingly in natural disasters and in complex and rapidly changing political and social environments. In such contexts, promoting awareness of basic safety measures is important to ensure the safety and well-being of all Red Cross and Red Crescent personnel, whether they are Federation-employed delegates, staff-on-loan, local staff during working hours, volunteers working with the International Federation, visitors, consultants or family members accompanying delegates. The focus of this guidance is on sharing good practice for the management of small building sites, aiming at improving the health and safety practices of small communities, to reflect, simplify, and apply the professional practice to local community interventions.

‘Stay safe: Heath and Safety on Reconstruction Sites’, together with the accompanying IFRC publication ‘International first aid and resuscitation guidelines 2016’ provides the necessary tools to implement and maintain a basic safety framework adaptable to any specific context.

To consult the guidance, please download the document down below.

Are you sure you want to delete this "resource"?
This item will be deleted immediately. You cannot undo this action.

Related Resources

Report
21 Oct 2020
The IFRC-SRU consultancy mission aims to provide additional technical support to IA-LRC contributing to their general objective of: “Contributing to the improvement of the technical and operational shelter capacities of the NRC and the IA-LRC team ...
Tags: Report, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Shelter
Guidance material
21 Jul 2015
Disaster preparedness begins with a well-crafted personal financial plan based on your family’s values and goals. Ideally, you should develop a financial strategy with the help of professionals such as your family attorney and a financial specialis...
Tags: Guidance material
Guidance material
19 Mar 2020
The spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) is having wide-reaching impacts, and people affected by mental health conditions face unique challenges during this time. Even those without history of mental health conditions may feel heightened levels of stress...
Tags: Guidance material, Communicable Disease, COVID-19 (Coronavirus)