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Document ID (ISN)55810
CIS number 91-418
ISBN(s) 0-11-885554-9
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title The Construction Regulations - An open learning course
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1991. xi, 266p. Illus. 5 ref. Price: GBP 14.00.
Abstract Modular textbook, primarily aimed at local authority inspectors in the United Kingdom in order to teach them about the requirements of the Construction Regulations they have to enforce. Contents, by module: Module 1 - Construction (Working Places) Regulations 1966 (obligations; scaffolds and means of access; ladders; working platforms, gangways and runs; prevention of falls and use of safety nets and belts; roof work). Module 2 - Construction (Lifting Operations) Regulations 1961 (lifting appliances; chains, ropes and lifting gear; hoists; record keeping). Module 3 - Other regulations (excavations; transport; demolition; general safety; head protection; health and welfare on construction sites). Question-and-answer exercises accompany the text throughout.
Descriptors (primary) labour inspectors; United Kingdom; training material; construction industry; legislation; construction sites
Descriptors (secondary) protection against falls from heights; trenching and excavating; platforms; access to workplaces; work on roofs; ladders; safety belts; demolition; cranes; lifting appliances; safety nets; training manuals; head protection; scaffolds
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
Labour inspection
OSH training