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Practical Guides & Templates

The following includes useful guides and templates for members, covering topics such as health and safety policy and health surveillance.

Practical guides and templates

Tool Box Talks


A ‘Toolbox Talk’ is an informal safety meeting that focuses on health or safety topics related to a job or site, usually facilitated by a supervisor. Meetings are normally short and are generally conducted at the site prior to the start of work. This general toolbox talk may be adapted as necessary to suit individual Member company needs.

ECATBT01 Access and Egress 18 Nov 2019
ECATBT02 WAH SSoW 18 Nov 2019
ECATBT03 WAH safe use of equipment 18 Nov 2019
ECATBT04 Hand Tools 18 Nov 2019
ECATBT05 Leptospirosis 18 Nov 2019
ECATBT06 Buried Services 26 Nov 2019
ECATBT08 Noise 03 Dec 2019
ECATBT10 Asbestos 17 Dec 2019
ECATBT11 Airbourne Dust 28 Jan 2020
ECATBT12 Manual Handling 04 Feb 2020
ECATBT13 Slips Trips and Falls 18 Feb 2020
ECATBT14 Fire 25 Feb 2020
ECATBT15 Fire Extinguishers 04 Mar 2020

Coronavirus - PDF

19 Mar 2020
ECATBT16 Coronavirus - Word Doc 19 Mar 2020
ECATBT17 Fire Stopping 12 Oct 2020
ECATBT18 Coronavirus Testing 18 May 2021


This is a concise document that provides useful information on a specific health and safety topic.
ECAHSG01 Stress and mental health issues - practical messages for senior and other managers 14 Jan 2019
ECAHSG02 OHA infographic - Employers 17 Jan 2018
ECAHSG03 Guidance on face masks and shaving  
ECAHSG04 Occupational road safety  
ECAHSG05 ECA guide to occupational health surveillance  
ECAHSG06 ECA supporting information on HS policy statement  
ECAHSG07 ECA HS Policy statement  
ECAHSG08 Guidance on principles of rooftop solar PV retrofit installation 07 Dec 2020


Forms are fixed layout documents for you to use and may help to assure uniformity of information collection.

ECAHSF01 Sub-contractor basic health & safety capability form  
ECAHSF02 Sub-contractor basic health & safety capability form PDF  
ECAHSF03 Assessment of young persons at work  
ECAHSF04 Incident investigation proforma  
ECAHSF05 Health & safety inspecting form  
ECAHSF06 Site welfare assessment form  
ECAHSF07 Worker involvement assessment form  
ECAHSF08 Asbestos - client duty of care questionnaire form  
ECAHSF09 Incident report proforma  


These are fixed format that provide the minimum shell for you to add information and customise the content.
ECAHST01 PPE individual issue record  
ECAHST02 Health & safety arrangements checklist  
ECAHST03 Health & safety training record template  
ECAHST04 Quality Statement Apr 2021
ECAHST05 Drugs and alcohol statement  Apr 2021