Provides knowledge, understanding and guidance to the detailed and complex requirements of health and safety legislation as applied to the construction industry. This book provides the knowledge, understanding and guidance to the CDM regulations that students in particular will need when they start working in the industry. It links in with the CIOB Education Framework at levels 2 and 3.
1. Introduction 2. "Blackspot Construction" 3. Recent Health and Safety Statistics 4. The Cost of Construction Accidents 5. The EC Legislative Framework for Health and Safety at Work 6. The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 7. The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 8. The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 1994 9. The Construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996 and associated welfare legislation 10. Health and Safety within the Construction Process 11. Organisational Framework 12. Management Structure and Management System 13. Human Aspects 14. Policy 15. Organization 16. Risk Assesment 17. Planning 18. System Implementation 19. Auditing 20. A Future Perspective of Construction Health and Safety Appendixes