Regulations and health and safety

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Regulations and
Health & Safety

It is important in any mezzanine floor project to be fully aware of the most recent approved Building Regulations and Health & Safety issues and laws. We can advise on these issues once the project is commissioned. However to help you we have provided web pages on both these topics with links to government and advisory sites.

Building Regulations: [Read more...]

Simply click on the induvidual links below to go to a page where each document can be downloaded as a pdf, detailing the regulations. The figure in brackets is the latest amended version date.

Access & Use
Doc M –
Access to and Use of Buildings (2004)

Conservation of Fuel & Power
Doc L2a
New buildings other than dwellings (2010)
Doc L2bExisting buildings other than dwellings (2010)

Drainage/Waste Disposal
Doc H –
Drainage and waste disposal (2002)

Electrical Safety
Doc P –
Electrical safety – design and installation (2006)

Fire Safety
Volume 2 - Buildings other than dwellinghouses (2007)

Heat Producing Appliances and Fuel Storage
Doc J –
Combustion appliances and fuel storage systems (2010)

Doc N –
Glazing– inpact, opening andcleaning (2006)

Doc G –
Hygiene (2010)

Material and Workmanship
Regulation 7 –
Material and Workmanship (2006)

Moisture Resistance
Doc C –
Site preparation and resistance to contaminates and moisture (2006)

Protection from Falling
Doc K –
Protection from falling collision and impact (2006)

Doc E –
Resistance to the passage of sound (2010)

Doc A –
Structure (2004)

Toxic Substances
Doc D –
Toxic substances (2006)

Ventilation (2010)

Health and Safety: [Read more...]

The most recent versions of the appropriate Health and Safety Laws can be accessed directly using the links below.

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Useful Health & Safety Legislation

General information for the construction industry:

The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 – downloadable pdf

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007

Employers’ Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969 – downloadable pdf

Employers’ Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Regulations 1998 – downloadable pdf

Electricity at Work Regulations 1989

COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) 2002

RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations) 1995

LOLER (Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations) 1998 – downloadable pdf

Manual Handling Regulations 1992 – downloadable pdf

Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 1992 – downloadable pdf

Display Screen Equipment Regulations 1992

PUWER (Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations) 1998 – downloadable pdf

The Workplace (Health Safety & Welfare) Regulations 1992 – downloadable pdf

Work at Height Regulations (2005) – downloadable pdf

Confined Spaces Regulations 1997

Health & Safety (Safety Signs & Signals) Regulations 1996

Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981

Prohibition of Smoking in Certain Premises (Scotland) Regulations 2006

Smoke Free Premises etc. (Wales) Regulations 2007

Smoke Free (Premises and Enforcement) Regulations 2006

Smoke Free (Signs) Regulations 2007

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005

Fire (Scotland) Act/Regulatory reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005

Health & Safety Information for Employees & Health & Safety (Consultation with Employees) Regs 1996 - downloadable pdf

Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005

Ionising Radiations Regulations 1985 (use of equipment utilising Ionising Radiation)