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Document ID (ISN)56704
CIS number 91-1716
ISBN(s) 0-11-885503-4
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
Title Construction (Head Protection) Regulations 1989 - Guidance on Regulations
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1990. 16p. Illus. Price GBP 2.25.
Abstract Guidance note on the legal obligations (effective 30 March 1990, see CIS 90-1435) relative to the provision and wearing of head protection in the construction industry. Contents: definitions and application; provision, maintenance and replacement of suitable head protection; ensuring that suitable head protection is worn; rules and directions; wearing of suitable head protection; reporting the loss of, or defect in, suitable head protection; extension outside Great Britain; exemption certificates. Appendices include a summary of legal duties, practical examples of preventive measures and extracts from other relevant legislation.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; construction sites; legislation; head protection; safety helmets; construction industry
Descriptors (secondary) comment on law; supply of personal protective equipment
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Construction industry and civil engineering
Head protection