The new Construction Regulations
use the terms principal contractor (PC)
Construction work: '
Any work in connection with:
· The construction, erection, alteration, renovation, repair, demolition or dismantling of, or addition to, a building or any similar structure; or
· The construction, erection, maintenance, demolition or dismantling of any bridge, dam, canal, railroad, runway, sewer or water reticulation system; or the moving of earth, clearing of land, the making of excavation, piling, or any similar civil engineering structure or type of work.'
Fall arrest equipment: '
Is your construction site compliant with all
of the newly amended construction regulations?
When the DoL comes to inspect every last detail of your site, will you be confident that everything from your scaffolding to your Health and
Safety file is compliant with ALL of it's regulations?
Now you can be!
Here's how to ensure the DoL never says your site isn't compliant!
Equipment you use to stop a person in a fall.'
Examples could include lanyards, body harnesses, deceleration devices, lifeline or similar equipment.
Health and Safety File: '
A file, or other written record that contains the information you need according to the Construction Regulations 2014.'
Health and Safety Plan: '
Unless the context otherwise indicates, a site, activity, or project specific written plan.
This must be done in-line with the Health and Safety Specification
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