WRC ADS

Health & Safety

Health & Safety

The construction industry must abide by strict regulations regarding health and safety. These regulations aim to safeguard the health and safety of workers on construction sites as well as members of the public who may be impacted by construction activities.

Our responsibility

Everyone involved in construction work, including employers, employees, contractors, and others, share the responsibility of ensuring health and safety on construction sites. By cooperating and complying with relevant regulations and guidelines, the risks associated with construction work can be reduced, creating safer and healthier workplaces.

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Health and safety regulations

In the UK, there are various laws and requirements that govern health and safety in construction. ​

The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 require employers to provide appropriate personal protective equipment and ensure that it is used and maintained correctly.

The Working at Height Regulations 2005 outline particular requirements for work done at height, including the provision of suitable equipment and worker training.

The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 outlines the responsibilities of employers to ensure the well-being of their workers and others affected by their work.

Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 apply to all construction projects and place specific obligations on clients, designers, contractors, and others to manage health and safety throughout the project.

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 demand employers to assess and control risks associated with hazardous substances on construction sites.

What our clients say

Antony Kingston

House Rebuild

I have worked with numerous contractors over the last 20 or so years, and would definitely recommend the team at WRS. They’re a family run firm that cares about their jobs. Their positive and helpful approach throughout the build made the process run smoothly, and meant that issues, questions or variations were dealt with quickly and efficiently. They were a pleasure to work with

MRS. T. E. Hargreaves

New Home Build

I have been complimented on numerous occasions about the build and how it blends in with the original house. This is a direct reflection on the work of Wright and Ruffell

MRS. T. E. Hargreaves

New Home Build

I have been complimented on numerous occasions about the build and how it blends in with the original house. This is a direct reflection on the work of Wright and Ruffell

Babs Roscoe

New Home Build

I must commend everyone for keeping me informed of changes and developments as they occurred and more importantly for the actual work carried out. It has been completed with the utmost accuracy and perfection from all the men concerned with the whole project