Construction sheq compliance could be a burdensome exercise. Michelle Bowmer takes a look at this issue and explains what should be done to address it.
Standard services of a Construction Health and Safety Agent job follow the six stages of construction. Here is the scope of services.
Risk assessment involves health and safety specifications and quantities, requiring competence beyond copy-and-paste of some laws.
Some clients follow loopholes in the Construction Regulations 2014 to avoid compiling a Baseline Risk Assessment and Health and Safety Specification.
SA Public Works department asked public comment on a draft occupational health and safety specification standard for state building work by 8 February 2013.
Construction health and safety specification should inform OHS plans, but clients, project managers and designers lack competence to compile the specs.