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Document ID (ISN)101506
CIS number 03-549
Year 2001
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet INDG220
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title A guide to the Construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, Oct. 2001. 14p. Illus. 5 ref.
Internet access http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg220.pdf [in English]
Abstract This booklet summarizes the main requirements of the Construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996 (see CIS 97-364) and explains who has duties under them. Topics covered: requirements for safe places of work; precautions against falls and falling objects; work on structures; excavations; prevention of drowning; traffic routes; prevention and control of emergencies; welfare facilities; conditions of work; training and inspection. Reprint of CIS 96-2128 with updated references.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; training material; plant safety organization; construction industry
Descriptors (secondary) protection against falling objects; responsibilities; trenching and excavating; welfare facilities; construction sites; in-plant transport; construction work; conditions of work; emergency organization; first aid; falling objects; legislation; inspection; comment on law; data sheet; safety training in industry; falls of persons
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Construction industry and civil engineering
OSH training