Considerate Constructors Scheme

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About

Considerate Constructors Scheme

 

A non-profit making, independent organisation founded in 1997 by the construction industry to improve its imageCode of Considerate Practice

 

Considerate constructors seek to improve the image of the construction industry by striving to promote and achieve best practice under the Code.

 

The Code of Considerate Practice outlines the Scheme’s expectations and describes those areas that are considered fundamental for registration with the Scheme.

 

The Code is in five parts and contains a series of bullet points. Each section of the Code contains an aspirational supporting statement and four bullet points which represent the basic expectations of registration with the Scheme.

 

The Code of Considerate Practice applies to all registered sites, companies and suppliers regardless of size, type or location.

 

 

Care about Appearance

 

Constructors should ensure sites appear professional and well managed

 

Ensuring that the external appearance of sites enhances the image of the industry.

Being organised, clean and tidy.

Enhancing the appearance of facilities, stored materials, vehicles and plant.

Raising the image of the workforce by their appearance.

 

Respect the Community

 

Constructors should give utmost consideration to their impact on neighbours and the public

 

Informing, respecting and showing courtesy to those affected by the work.

Minimising the impact of deliveries, parking and work on the public highway.

Contributing to and supporting the local community and economy.

Working to create a positive and enduring impression, and promoting the Code.

 

Protect the Environment

 

Constructors should protect and enhance the environment

 

Identifying, managing and promoting environmental issues.

Seeking sustainable solutions, and minimising waste, the carbon footprint and resources.

Minimising the impact of vibration, and air, light and noise pollution.

Protecting the ecology, the landscape, wildlife, vegetation and water courses.

 

Secure everyone’s Safety

 

Constructors should attain the highest levels of safety performance

 

Having systems that care for the safety of the public, visitors and the workforce.

Minimising security risks to neighbours.

Having initiatives for continuous safety improvement.

Embedding attitudes and behaviours that enhance safety performance.

 

Value their Workforce

 

Constructors should provide a supportive and caring working environment

 

Providing a workplace where everyone is respected, treated fairly, encouraged and supported.

Identifying personal development needs and promoting training.

Caring for the health and wellbeing of the workforce.

Providing and maintaining high standards of welfare.

Industry mascot, Ivor Goodsite, is a costumed character developed by the Considerate Constructors Scheme and used by construction companies to engage with a younger audience, to encourage safety on and around construction sites and to promote all that is positive about the UK construction industry.

 

Ivor is available to attend appropriate industry related events and the costume can be hired via the Scheme’s administration office.

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