Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) (Amendment) Regulations 2010, June 2011

30-06-2011

The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 (the “Regulations”) give further effect to Council Directive 92/57/EEC on the minimum safety and health requirements at temporary or mobile construction sites and amend the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2006 (SI No. 504 of 2006) as previously amended. The Regulations came into effect on 2 November 2010.

The Regulations make a number of amendments principally by inserting revised provisions in relation to the duties of the Project Supervisor Construction Stage (“PSCS”) in relation to notification of construction works to the Health and Safety Authority (“HSA”), under Regulation 22. Other amendments relate to duties in relation to safety precautions under Regulation 51, health hazards under Regulation 79 and the requirements for shelters and accommodation for clothing and taking of meals, under Regulation 98.

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