Which of the following would provide information on the general safety requirements for scaffolds on building sites? A: Construction regulations 1961, B: Health and safety at work etc. Act 1874, C:construction regulations 2007,


3 Answers

Ebony Nash Profile
Ebony Nash answered
The Construction Regulations 2007 would be able to provide you with the most up to date information on the general safety requirements for scaffolds on building sites. But it is also recommended that you refer to the other two as well.

The Construction (Lifting Operations) Regulations 1961 section that refers to scaffolds on building sites can be accessed through this website www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1996/1592/schedule/9/part/3/made This is the official website and is the best place to look if you are searching for correct instructions. It is quite a long section so make sure that you read it several times and make sure you understand it before you undertake any work.

The Health and Safety at Work Act 1874 sets out the general duties which employers have towards both their employees members of the general public, and the duties that employees have to themselves and to each other, their fellow colleagues. Basically it is there to ensure that every workplace is a safe environment for people to work and socialise in. A short guide to Health and Safety regulations can be accessed on the health and safety government website through this link www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/hsc13.pdf This acts as official guidelines for all employers and employees on regulations, European laws and the approved Codes of Practice.

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 can help employers to improve the health and safety within the industry, have the right people in situations at the right times in order to ensure that risks are reduced and it can also help employers to focus on effective planning and risk management. The full set of regulations can be found on the government’s legislation website through this link www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2007/320/part/1/made and it is also available for download straight to your computer for future reference.
ba sz Profile
ba sz answered

Answer Question