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CIS 02-1516 Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations, 2001; Amendments, 2003 [Ireland]
These Regulations (effective: 1 Jan. 2002) were introduced under the authority of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 1989 (see CIS 02-1504), and they give effect in Ireland to Directive 92/57/EEC (CIS 93-1062) on safety and health on temporary and mobile construction sites. The 1995 Regulations on the same topic are repealed. Contents: interpretation and general; design and management; general duties of contractors and others; safety of workplaces; excavations, shafts, earthworks, underground works and tunnels; cofferdams and caissons; compressed air; explosives; dangerous or unhealthy atmospheres; work on or adjacent to water; machinery for transport, earthmoving and materials handling; demolition; work at heights; lifting appliances; chains, ropes and lifting gear; special provisions on hoists; carriage of persons and secureness of loads. In schedules: particulars to be notified to the competent authority before construction begins; non-exhaustive list of particularly hazardous kinds of work; general principles of prevention; minimum OSH requirements of construction sites, on-site indoor work stations, work in compressed air and work with excavators or loaders used as cranes; procedures for selecting safety representatives. The 2003 amendment replaces Schedule 9 by providing a new list of work elements to be included in the training leading up to the Construction Skills Certification Scheme.
Stationery Office, Dublin 8, Ireland, 2001, 2003. 104p.+ 8p. Price: EUR 22.35 + EUR 1.27. [in English] [in English] [in English]