9 April 2014
The long-awaited public consultation on changes to the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 has been launched by the HSE, providing 10 weeks for the industry to respond.
Key proposals include:
The proposal to remove bureaucracy will mean that:
Craig Hatch, Head of Asset Management, WYG said: 'These proposals have been anticipated for 15 months, now it is time for the construction industry, designers and safety professionals to look carefully at what is proposed'.
To help you understand the changes and what they will mean for your business our team at WYG will be carrying out a series of briefing notes and seminars as the proposed changes become clear. For more details on our safety management offering and who to contact click here.
The HSE consultation can be found here. This closes on 6 June 2014, with the new regulations anticipated for April 2015.