The Construction Regulations Act 2014 has affected your procedures and duties when starting a construction project.
If you don't comply with them, you could see a hefty fine or even jail time.
But before even thinking of these duties, you will need to relook at various definitions because the Construction Regulations have introduced new ones into the picture!
So don't be ignorant, read and understand these six new definitions included within the Construction Regulations 2014:
Construction Site: 'A work place where you're doing construction work'.
Construction Manager: 'A competent person responsible for managing the physical construction processes and the coordination, administration and the resources on a construction site.'
Construction supervisor: 'A competent person responsible for supervising construction activities on a construction site'.
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Construction Permit: 'A document issued in terms of Regulation 3.'
Demolition work: 'A method to dismantle, wreck, break, pull down or knock down a structure, or part thereof, by way of manual labour, machinery, or the use of explosives'.
Fall risk: 'Any potential exposure to falling either from, or off an elevated position, or into an excavation or opening'.
So, there are the six new definitions in the new Construction Regulations. Make sure you understand them.
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