Presentation on theme: "Health and Safety Executive Health and Safety Executive CDM 2007 Training Package Session 6 – Site health & safety Version: September 2007."— Presentation transcript:
Health and Safety Executive Health and Safety Executive CDM 2007 Training Package Session 6 – Site health & safety Version: September 2007
Duties to control worksite health and safety (1) Part 4 of CDM 2007 contains the duties to control specific worksite health and safety risks Equivalent to the duties under the old Construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996 - which Part 4 replaces Applies to all construction sites Duties on every contractor & every other person who controls construction work The wording and style has been updated and structure altered in parts, but retains most of the basic requirements of the original regulations. CDM 2007 Site health & safety – Slide 2
Duties to control worksite health and safety (2) There are some changes however: –Good order now requires a site to be identified by suitable signs, be fenced off or both in accordance with the level of risk –New requirement to record in writing arrangements for demolition and dismantling –Excavations, cofferdams & caissons provisions have been extensively rewritten to make them more succinct and cohesive CDM 2007 Site health & safety – Slide 3
Duties to control worksite health and safety (3) –Duties on reports and inspections have been restructured –Rest facilities, now requires seats with backs (specific requirement of the European directive – only required if replacing existing seating) –Training and competence, specific requirements covered in the general part of the regulations CDM 2007 Site health & safety – Slide 4
Duties to control worksite health and safety (4) –Requirements for doors & gates have been moved to Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare) Regulations 1992 –Provision to have equipment to replace rail vehicle onto its track have been removed –Prevention of drowning, provisions on a vessels construction, maintenance and under control by competent person removed CDM 2007 Site health & safety – Slide 5
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