Information - Miscellaneous Guidance - General Series

  • Information - Miscellaneous Guidance - General Series

 

Contents of General Series:

GS 3:          Fire risk in the storage and industrial use of cellular plastics
GS 4:          Safety in pressure testing (revised third edition)
GS 5:          Entry into confined spaces (revised 1995)
GS 6:          Avoidance of danger from overhead electric lines (revised 1991)
GS 7:          Accidents to children on construction sites (revised 1989)
GS 9:          Road transport in factories and similar workplaces (revised 1992)
GS23:         Electrical safety in schools (Electricity at Work Regulations 1989) (revised 1990)
GS25:         Prevention of falls to window cleaners
GS27:         Protection against electric shock
GS28/1:     Safe erection of structures. Part 1 : initial planning and design
GS28/2:     Safe erection of structures. Part 2 : site management and procedures
GS28/3:     Safe erection of structures. Part 3 : working places and access
GS28/4:     Safe erection of structures. Part 4 : Legislation and Training
GS29/1:     Health and Safety in demolition work. Part 1 : preparation and planning (revised 1988)
GS29/2:     Health and Safety in demolition work. Part 2 : legislation
GS29/3:     Health and Safety in demolition work. Part 3 : techniques
GS29/4:     Health and Safety in demolition work. Part 4 : health hazards
GS31:        Safe use of ladders, step ladders and trestles
GS32:        Health and safety in shoe repair premises
GS34:        Electrical safety in departments of electrical engineering
GS38:        Electrical test equipment for use by electricians (revised 1991)
GS39:        Training of crane driver and slingers
GS40:        The loading and unloading of bulk flammable liquids and gases at harbours and
                    inland waterways
GS41:        Radiation safety in underwater radiography
GS42:        Tower scaffolds
GS43:        Lithium batteries
GS46:        In-situ timber treatment using timber preservatives
GS47:        Safety of electrical distribution systems on factory premises (2 copies)
GS48:        Training and standards of competence for users of chain saws I agriculture,
                   arboriculture and forestry (2 copies)
GS49:        Pre-stressed concrete
GS50:        Electrical safety at places of entertainment
GS51:        Facade retention

NB - Revised/redundant GS Series Guidance Notes

GS 1:         Fumigation using Methyl Bromide (Bromomethane)
GS 2:         Metrication of construction safety regulations
GS 8:         Articles and substances for use at work (2 copies)
GS10:        Roof work : prevention of falls
GS14:        Provision of sanitary conveniences and washing facilities in agriculture
GS15:        General access scaffolds
GS16:        Gaseous fire extinguishing systems : precautions for toxic and asphyxiating hazards
GS24:        Refer to HS(G) 141 for revised edition
GS30:        Health and safety hazards associated with pig husbandry
GS33:        Avoiding danger from buried electric cables
GS35:        Safe custody and handling of bulls on farms and similar premises
GS36:        Safe custody and handling of bulls at agricultural shows, markets and similar
                   premises off the farm
GS37:        Flexible leads, plugs, sockets etc.