ICE Manual of Health and Safety in Construction

ICE Manual of Health and Safety in Construction advises readers on real-life situations, providing an authoritative, highly practical reference for practising engineers, technicians and other construction professionals, and a comprehensive overview of the topic for students.

Health and safety in construction
Health and safety in construction

Who wrote this?

This guide is written and edited by experienced construction industry professionals and published by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).


It was published in 2010.


The manual provides invaluable practical guidance on how hazards can be removed, controlled or managed, from the initial design and planning stages, through construction, to asset maintenance and eventual demolition, to help maintain the safety and health of workers and others involved in or affected by construction projects.

Who should read this?

This is an essential reference for clients, project managers, designers, contractors and sub-contractors.


The ICE Manual of Health and Safety in Construction:

  • Provides internationally applicable practical advice
  • Explains how to produce inherently safer designs and proactively manage any residual hazards
  • Includes controlling the exposure of construction workers to potential health hazards
  • Summarises the main points at the end of every chapter
  • Suggests further reading and useful websites for each topic

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