Here's the scenario:

Painter 1:  Young person, just finished their NVQ level 2 and has passed the CITB Health and Safety Test.  Total lack of experience but has a Blue CSCS card.

Painter 2:  Experienced painter with over 10yrs working as a commercial painter (but NO NVQ) and has also passed their CITB Health and Safety test.  Fantastic site painter but only has a Green CSCS card.


Painter 2 is restricted to working on sit

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Yesterday, I was contacted by a commercial painting contractor who was looking to use us as his company health and safety advisor.  As part of this, I asked him to email over his current health and safety policy.

It looked fantastic!  All the relevant sections, lots of pages and it certainly described all his H&S duties under current UK legislation.

The problem was, nowhere in the policy did it describe how his company actually satisfied these r

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Health and Safety for Painting Contractors?




Posted by The Painters’ QS in Health and Safety

Did you know also provide health and safety services for commercial painting contractors?

1. Help with SSIP Scheme Accreditations (e.g. CHAS, Constructionline etc.)

2. Access to health and safety advice (Competent Person Retainer Scheme):  Also useful when you are being asked where you get your competent health and safety advice from on Contractor PQQ’s or health and safety accreditation scheme applications.

3. Help with RAMS

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