Health and Safety

The legislation affecting health and safety in construction and engineering sites falls under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act through regulations that include: The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations, Building Regulations, The Health and safety at work etc. Act, The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations, Work at Height Regulations, The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations, The Construction (Head Protection) Regulations, The Workplace (Health Safety and Welfare) Regulations, The Work in Compressed Air Regulations, The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations, The Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations, Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH), The Manual Handling Operations Regulations, The Control of Noise at Work Regulations, The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations, The Control of Asbestos Regulations, The Health and Safety (Consultation with Employees) Regulations, The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations and The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations.