According to the new Construction Regulations 2014, it's your duty as the client to provide induction training for any contractors on site. Here's a checklist of eight items you must include in your induction training for your contractors. According to the new Construction Regulations 2014, it's your duty as the client to provide induction training for any contractors on site. It's a vital part of... ››› more
The Construction Regulations 2014 have brought in changes that affect your duties when it comes to starting construction projects. And not complying with these changes will attract heavy fines, and even serving time!
So in order to avoid this, you need to ensure that you are fully compliant with the new Construction Regulations. And to make sure you are, here are three steps you have to follow ... ››› more
When you have a contractor on your site, you may feel like he is a completely separate individual, and that he's responsible for his own duties.
But that's just not the case! You see, thanks to the new Construction Regulations, you're actually responsible for your contractor's duties on the site. And that should anything go wrong, you're liable for your contractor's actions!
So make sure y... ››› more
An inspector can show up on your doorstep an any time to ensure you're complying with the new Construction Regulations (2014).
And if he finds out you're not, then he could very well present you with a contravention notice. Or even worse, he could shut down your site completely!
So it's absolutely imperative that you're fully compliant with all the new Construction Regulations.
Follow the... ››› more
When starting a construction project, you need to remember the Construction Regulations Act 2014 made several definition changes as well as having introduced new ones into the picture! Can you remember what they are?
Here are five definition changes you need to be aware of: Definition change#1:
The new Construction Regulations use the terms principal contractor (PC) and contractor (C).
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The Construction Regulations 2014 has introduced changes that affect your duties when it comes to starting construction projects.
Not complying with these changes could see you paying hefty fines and serving jail time.
In order to avoid this, you need to know whether the new Construction Regulations apply to you.
If you carry out any of these three activities, then the Construction Regula... ››› more
The Construction Regulations 2014 has introduced changes that affect your duties when it comes to construction projects.
Not complying with these changes could see you paying a fine of R100 000 and serving two years in prison! So it is very important to pay attention to these changes!
One of these changes has to do with construction permits.
If you are going have construction work done, y... ››› more
While their battle to implement the Construction Regulations (from last year) continues, the DoL has now made changes to the Driven Machinery Regulations to bring it in line with the Construction Regulations.
It seems a waste of paper to me, with just slight changes in wording and phrasing, but you need to know about it.
Here's the low-down of what the new Driven Machinery Regulations 2015 i... ››› more
Everyone in the health and safety industry has been up in arms for a year now after the announcement of the new Construction Regulations.
Controversy has reached its peak as the deadline for registering with the SACPCMP in August is fast-approaching.
But I've got some good news!
Sources at sheqafrica.com have confirmed that not all Health and Safety professionals need to register as ever... ››› more
One of the main focuses of the Construction Regulations 2014 is to enforce stricter safety control measures in your workplace.
To comply, you need to make six appointments.
Let's take a closer look at what Construction Regulation 8 says about who you need to appoint to manage and supervise your construction work...
Is your site compliant with the new Const... ››› more
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