Construction Health And Safety

Every year construction workers are killed, injured or suffer ill health as a result of their work.

It is essential that your construction business knows and is compliant with the laws on construction health and safety, otherwise you, the employer, will be held responsible.

Call us today for a straight-forward approach to helping you comply with all Construction Health and Safety regs. Call 0800 2111 8331.

Following the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 and the Health and Safety at Work etc Act, 1974, all employers in the construction industry must ensure their employees and members of the public are protected as far as is reasonably practicable against the risks that can arise from working on a construction site.

If you are unsure about the construction health and safety regulations, call us now.

Construction health and safety regulations provide guidance for people who work in all kinds of construction. Including the following:

  • General building and construction works
  • Refurbishment
  • Engineering and civil engineering construction work
  • Maintenance and repair

Health and Safety in Construction

In the event that construction health and safety regulations are breached, the employer will be held accountable. The employer is liable for any fines or prosecution which occurs if the regulations are not abided by. Therefore, it is crucial that your business ensures that it is fully compliant with UK law.

We can provide you with qualified health and safety consultants who will ensure your construction business is fully compliant with construction health and safety regulations.

Health and Safety on Construction Sites

The most common causes of accidental death, injury and ill health in the construction industry are as follows:

  • Falls from a height and trips and slips
  • Moving vehicles, particularly reversing ones
  • Falling materials and collapses
  • Electrical accidents
  • Asbestos
  • Manual handling
  • Noise and vibration
  • Exposure to chemicals

The construction industry is one of the highest risk industries in the UK. It accounts for over 27{32ea1fbb2be3d0d7bafadc423360fa64825eea6dc77215e46a23ee2e2448fa06} of fatal injuries to employees in Britain, with slips, trips and falls due to uneven surfaces being the highest risk factor in construction work.

It is essential that your business is compliant with the construction health and safety regulations to ensure your construction business does not face heavy fines, possible closure and potentially large compensation payouts from accidents at work.

We can provide you with leading health and safety experts who can undertake a construction health and safety risk assessment and ensure that your business is fully compliant with the construction health and safety laws.

For more information and advice on health and safety in construction, call our helpful customer care team today on 0800 211 8331.

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