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legislation

These are the legislation used in construction and engineering.

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Health and Safety Work Act 1974 This act requires employees and employers to take reasonable care of themselves.
Reporting injuries and dangerous occurrences regulations 1955 (RIDDOR) It regulates the statutory obligation to report deaths, injuries, diseases and "Dangerous Occurrences".
Control Of Substances Hazardous To Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH) This regulation examines the use of any chemical substances used on a construction site. Any chemical used must have its own safety data sheet examined in order for a risk assessment to be carried out on its use. The risk assessment may identify potential
Provision and use of work equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) This act applies to all people and companies who own, use of control work equipment. It means that the employers have to make sure that work equipment is safe to use, maintained safely and used only by people who are trained to use it.
Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 These regulations concern the movement of materials around the construction site by hand. Supervisors need to be aware of any mechanical handlers that can be used to avoid manual handling.
Personal Protective Equipment At Work Regulations 1992 (PPER) The regulations place a duty on every employer to ensure that suitable personal protective equipment is provided to employees who may be exposed to a risk to their health or safety while at work.
Working At Heights Regulations 2005 These Regulations are here to Prevent death and injury caused by a fall from a certain height.
Created by: 15hcourtney