LEAD IN THE WORKPLACE
Safe Workplace Resources
Providing quick links to the main UK legislation and guidelines concerning workplace lead exposure.
The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, The Control of Lead at Work Regulations 2002 and the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 are the three pieces of legislation with which any organisation involved with lead should be very familiar. Further guidance on working with lead has been issued by the Health and Safety Executive in the form of leaflets.
Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015
Guidance on Regulations. This document came into force on 6 April 2015, replacing CDM 2007. This publication explains the law that applies to construction process and how to ensure health and safety.
What you need to know as a busy builder? Do you know old leaded paint can be serious risk to your health? These are essential health and safety tips you should follow, even if you don’t directly employ the people working on your site.