Health Safety & Wellbeing

The health, safety and wellbeing of our workforce is the essential component of our industry. Every family has a right to expect any member working in the industry to return home safely from work at the end of every working day.

CECA has produced its own CDM guidance identifying and promoting good industry practices. This has been well received across the industry and is being used by many to drive improvements.

Across the UK, CECA also leads an annual Stop. Make a Change campaign which involves businesses across the sector ‘standing down’ their employees to specifically draw attention to and focus on workforce welfare issues.

CECA South West Foundations Group Attends CivSoc Careers Fair Event
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The CECA South West Foundations Group (SWFG) had a very successful careers fair event at the University of Plymouth’s annual CivSoc careers fair on Friday 11 October 2019 primarily focused on civil engineering and construction. The CECA SWFG provided students and graduates with an insight into contracting as a career in civil engineering and construction, as

Devon County Council: Major Housing Infrastructure for South West Exeter (A379)
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South West Exeter is a major development on the edge of Exeter with plans for around 2,500 new homes, 21.5 hectares of new employment development and a 1,400-pupil school. The scale of the site, and its steep topography bisected by the A379 (between the Devon Hotel and the A38), requires a large amount of civils

University of Plymouth – Student Placements
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CECA (South West) has a good working relationship with the University of Plymouth and just want to remind members of the opportunities for student placements through the university. Andrea Kemp is the Student Placement Officer at Plymouth University and therefore the first point of contact for CECA members wishing to take on students for their