Construction Health and Safety

CDM Compliance, COSHH and more


With over 25 years expert experience in the Construction Industry, we are your one-stop-shop for Site and Project Health & Safety. Including CDM compliance, Risk and COSHH assessments, Audits, HSE Liason, Implementation and Training.

Construction sector safety

Full Service Construction Health & Safety Experts

Writing risk assessments, method statements and COSHH risk assessments for a variety of construction disciplines including high rise demolition, asbestos removal, concrete frames, timber frames, groundworks, mechanical and electrical works amongst many others.

No project is too big or too small

We have worked with all sizes of construction projects and businesses, on all sizes of project, from £1k to over £160m, for over 25 years.

Construction Health & Safety, Cambridgeshire

Our Construction Health & Safety Services

With over 25 years of practical, in the field health and safety management experience, GCC are one of the UK’s leading H&S Consultants in the UK.

We have a wealth of experience and expertise in dealing with your all of your construction related health and safety requirements, including CDM 2015 Compliance, COSHH Assessments, RIDDOR etc.

Providing a full service that covers full Risk Assessments and Audits, including H&S management implementation and training, GCC are experts at providing Health & Safety Services for all aspects of construction including: New BuildRefurbishmentCommercial BuildingExtensionsFit Out Projects & Temporary Structures.

We have worked with multi-billion-pound blue chip construction companies through to the smallest of subcontractors, and welcome enquiries from all.

Call on our expertise and experience with all typical construction methodologies, including Concrete frames, Timber frames, CLT, Traditional Build, Steel Frame and Pre-cast Concrete.

Construction Health & Safety Consultant Services

Our Health and Safety Consultant services (please click for a description of each service area):

Health, Safety and Environmental policies

GCC provide health, safety and environmental policies, including arrangements and procedures.

These are tailor written for YOUR business, and not generic copies.

Detailed Audits

The provision of fully detailed audits, so you understand your business compliance status.

All written reports are in plain English, with guidance on how to resolve issues – we don’t produce lists for you to interpret.


Full COVID-19 risk assessments and business planning. (See our COVID-19 Section here)

HSE liaison

If you have a visit from an enforcing authority, such as the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), you may be required to respond to any issues highlighted by the inspector.

GCC can help you meet the requirements and implement change, or challenge the HSE inspector’s findings.

Health and Safety Management systems

GCC produce Health and Safety Management systems, tailored to suit every business.

These are tailor written for YOUR business, not generic copies. 

Risk Assessment

Risk assessments are the heart of health and safety, and are a legally required for most activities.

Strong, concise and adequate risk assessments, create a safer workplace and reduces risk to your business. 

COSHH Assessments

CoSHH assessments are a legal requirement where your business uses chemicals, or other substances that may harm your staff, or others.

They are essentially a specialised risk assessment, which uses the data from the manufacturer’s material safety data sheets (MSDS), together with specific information about the type of use, the location, the environment and any other substances that may interact with the original substance.

SSIP submissions, CHAS, Construction Line etc.

Often seen as a short cut to Pre-qualification under CDM2015, these accreditations provide a basic certification for health and safety compliance.

GCC can complete this submission process on your behalf, liaising with the assessor until the application is successful.

Retained competent person

To comply with Regulation 7 of the Management of Health and Safety at work Regulations 1999, GCC can provide a retained competent person, to advise your business on all matters Health and Safety. 

RIDDOR compliance advice

In the event of a serious accident or incident, GCC have the experience and understanding to carry out a thorough and independent investigation.

A detailed investigation can make the difference in preventing a reoccurrence.

GCC provide support with the reporting of specified injuries, diseases, fatalities and dangerous occurrences – in line with the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013.

Small to medium sized business premises fire risk assessment

Fire Risk assessment is key to reducing the risk to you, your staff, visitors and your business continuity.

GCC will conduct a fire assessement, and can create an action plan to bring your existing fire safety measures up to date.

Occupational Health Consultant Services

Occupational health planning and management. (please click for a description of each service area):


We conduct noise assessments, and recommend noise reduction strategies, together with systems to manage exposure, and keep accurate records to protect your business.

We can also provide advice relating to baseline testing for employees

Wood Dusts

GCC provide advice on the management of wood dusts, LEV systems, general extract systems, PPE selection and it’s use.

We also provide advice on baseline testing for employees.

Silica Dusts

GCC can provide up to date advice on the management of silica dusts, extraction systems and other dustless processes; in addition to PPE selection and its use.

GCC also provide advice on baseline testing for employees.


In 2017, over 5500 people died from asbestos related disease in the UK. This is not an unusual number. Asbestos is everywhere in the UK – do you know what to look for?

GCC provide advice to ensure your business meets their own obligations, under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012.

From asbestos awareness training and managing asbestos risks in your building, to creating and maintaining asbestos registers and devising asbestos removal plans of work, and planning the reoccupation of buildings, following asbestos removal works.

We can also help with understanding asbestos surveys, and any actions that you may need to take.


Exposure to vibration at work can have serious, debilitating and irreversible effects on your hands and body.

GCC provide solutions to managing, reducing and recording vibrationexposure, to comply with the Control of Vibration at Work regulations of 2005.

GCC also provide advice on baseline testing for employees.

COSHH assessments

CoSHH assessments are a legal requirement when your business uses chemicals or other substances, that may harm your staff or others.

This is essentially a specialised risk assessment, which uses the data from the manufacturer’s material safety data sheets (MSDS), and specific information about the type of use, the location, the environment – and any other substances that may interact with the original substance.

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Our Maintenance Health & Safety Process

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Safety Risk Assessment

What, and where are the risks of your construction business or project?

We will conduct a full risk assessment – detailing those risks, in all areas of your construction businesses operations.

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Action Plan & Procedures

From our assessment, we will detail an action plan to ensure you meet your legal requirements, business planning, and contractual obligations.

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Implementation & Training

We can assist in implementing  the requirements and recommendations, and also arrange training where required.


What our Clients Say…

“GCC have been a Godsend to our business these last 12 months. They are hugely professional. I would recommend them to anyone.”

J.T. – Founder, Regional UK Construction Company

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