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Last edited 05 Aug 2021
Construction industry acronyms - H
This article presents a list of construction industry acronyms beginning with 'H'.
For other letters click on the list below:
H/L - High Level
Ha - Hectares
HA - Highways Agency
HAC - High Alumina Cement
HAM - Hand Held Monitor
HASAC - Health and Safety Advice Centre
HASAWA - Health and Safety At Work Act 1974
HASCOG - Health and Safety Co-Ordinating Group (IEHO)
HAV - Hand-Arm Vibration
HAVS - Hand-arm vibration syndrome
HAZ - Heat Affected Zone
HAZAN - Hazard Analysis Numerical Methods
HAZOP - Hazard and Operability Study
HBCD - Hexabroncyclododecane
HBCGA - hydraulically bound coarse graded aggregate
HBF - Home Builders Federation
HBIM - Historic Building Information Modelling
HC - hydrocarbons
HCC - Hertfordshire County Council
HCFC - Hydrochlorofluorocarbon
HCR - Home Condition Report
HCS - Housing Capacity Study
HCT - Hydroxylating Conversion Treatment
HD - Hand Dryer
HD - Harmonization Document
HD - Heat Detector
HDD - Heating Degree Days
HDF - High Density Fibreboard
HDMI - High-Definition Multimedia Interface
HEFA - Hydrogenated Esters and Fatty Acids
hEN - Harmonised European Standard
HEO - Higher Executive officer
HEPA - High-Efficiency Particulate Arrestance
HES - Home Electronic Systems
HEx - Heathrow Express
HFC - Hydrofluorocarbon
HFL - Highly Flammable Liquid
HFSV - Home Fire Safety Visit
HGL - Hydraulic Grade Line
HGT - Height
HGV - heavy goods vehicle
HHS - Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome
HI - Hazardous Installation
HI - High
HID - Hazardous Installations Directorate
HIP - Home Information Pack
HIP's - Home Information Packs (now abolished)
HIU - Heat Interface Unit
HL - High Level
HLF - Heritage Lottery Fund
HLLA - High-Lime Low-Alkali
HLS - Higher Level Stewardship
HM - Heat Meter
HM - Hollow Metal
HMC - Hygroscopic Moisture Content.
HMIP - Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Pollution
HMNII - Her Majesty's Nuclear Installations Inspectorate
HMRC - Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs
HMRI - Her Majesty's Railway Inspectorate
HNMR - High Resolution Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
HO - Home office
HOR - Horizontal
HOTs - Head of Terms
HP - Heat Pump
HP - High Point
HPD - Hearing Protection Devices
HPL - High Pressure Laminate
HPM - Hazardous Production Materials
HPV - High Production Volume
HPZ - Hearing Potection Zone.
HR - Human Resources
HRB - Higher-Risk Building
HRF - Household Reference Person.
HRMB - Human Resource Management Branch
HRRB - High Rise Residential Building.
HRS - Hot Rolled Steel
HS(G) - Health and Safety (Guidance) (Booklet)
HS2 - High Speed 2
HSA - Hazardous Substances Authority
HSA - Health and Safety Adviser
HSAM - Health and Safety Administrative Minute
HSAM(GAP) - Health and Safety Administrative Minute (General Administrative Procedures)
HSAO - Health and Safety Awareness officer
HSC - Health and Safety Commission
HSEM - Health and Safety Executive Minute
HSF / H&SF - Health and Safety File
HSFG - High Strength Friction Grip
HSG - Health and Safety Guidance
HSG - Health and Safety Guidance Booklet
HSHAZ - High Streets Heritage Action Zones.
HSL - Health and Safety Laboratory
HST - High Speed Train
HT - Hazard Type
HT - High Tensile
HTA - Historic Trends Analysis
HTR - Heater
HTR - High Temperature Reactor
HTT - Hard-To-Treat
HUL - Historic Urban Landscape
HV - High Voltage
HW - Hot Water
HWE - Healthy Worker Effect
HWI - Hazardous Waste Inspectorate (Doe)
HWS - Hot Water Service
HX - Polyline layer providing 1 dimensional-2 dimensional link within TUFLOW
Hz - Hertz
Hzsc - Hazardous Substances Consent
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