Guidance

Health and safety for major road schemes: service avoidance

Part of Highways England's 'Raising the bar' health and safety initiative to identify best practice, raise standards and improve supply chain engagement.

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Raising the bar 9: Underground service avoidance (January 2015)

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Best practice guidance for excavating. This aims to prevent service strikes and risk of harm when excavating on construction sites.

This document forms part of Highways England’s ‘Raising the bar’ health and safety initiative.

Published 1 July 2013
Last updated 26 January 2015 + show all updates
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