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General Requirements for Construction Sites 

Application of Part 4

16.        (1) This Part applies only to a construction site.

(2) A contractor carrying out construction work must comply with the requirements of this Part so far as they affect the contractor or any worker under the control of the contractor or relate to matters within the contractor’s control.

(3) A domestic client who controls the way in which any construction work is carried out by a person at work must comply with the requirements of this Part so far as they relate to matters within the client’s control.

Safe places of construction work

17.        (1) There must, so far as is reasonably practicable, be suitable and sufficient safe access to and egress from—

(a)every construction site to every other place provided for the use of any person whilst at work; and

(b)every place construction work is being carried out to every other place to which workers have access within a construction site.

(2) A construction site must be, so far as is reasonably practicable, made and kept safe for, and without risks to, the health of a person at work there.

(3) Action must be taken to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that no person uses access to or egress from or gains access to any construction site which does not comply with the requirements of paragraph (1) or (2).

(4) A construction site must, so far as is reasonably practicable, have sufficient working space and be arranged so that it is suitable for any person who is working or who is likely to work there, taking account of any necessary work equipment likely to be used there.

Good order and site security

18.        (1) Each part of a construction site must, so far as is reasonably practicable, be kept in good order and those parts in which construction work is being carried out must be kept in a reasonable state of cleanliness.

(2) Where necessary in the interests of health and safety, a construction site must, so far as is reasonably practicable, and in accordance with the level of risk posed, comply with either or both of the following—

(a)have its perimeter identified by suitable signs and be arranged so that its extent is readily identifiable; or

(b)be fenced off.

(3) No timber or other material with projecting nails (or similar sharp object) must—

(a)        be used in any construction work; or

(b)        be allowed to remain in any place,if the nails (or similar sharp object) may be a source of                  danger to any person. 

 

 

Timber Frame - Design & Build Ltd

Holmbush Woods, Stoke Road

Kelly Bray, Callington

PL17 8RA

T: 01579 388800

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Company Number 13010500

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