What it contains

Builders and contractors who lay bricks as part of their job face many workplace health and safety risks. This checklist tells you how to:

  • make sure you’ve made enough space for safe brick deliveries
  • make sure cement mixers are used safely
  • make sure scaffolds are safely constructed
  • make sure bricklayers are safely using the scaffolding
  • safely set up and use barrow hoists
  • safely clean bricks
  • make sure bricklayers are protected from sunburn and heat