THE PILOT scheme will run for two years from October 2004. It will will focus on raising awareness among construction workers by offering training and on-site support.
The pilot scheme will cost over £1 million.These funds will be administered by the B&CE pensions scheme through a specially created company.
The steering committee for Constructing Better Health includes Ucatt general secretary George Brumwell, FMB director general Ian Davis and Construction Confederation chairman Trevor Walker.
Sypol, the company running the campaign, is asking construction bosses and health and safety managers to complete a questionnaire on its website giving their views on the plans: www. sypol. com/sypol/cbh. html