Occupational Health and Safety
Requirements at Construction Sites1
Government of the Republic Regulation of 8 December 1999
entered into force 1 January 2000
This Regulation is established on the basis of subsection 4 (5) of the
Occupational Health and Safety Act
1. Scope of application
(1) These Occupational Health
and Safety Requirements apply to construction, earthworks, building and civil
engineering works, renovation, the assembly and disassembly of prefabricated
elements, demolition and design works performed on the ground, underground or in
water (hereinafter construction work).
(2) The Requirements do not
apply to drilling and extraction in the extraction industry.
(3) State supervision over
compliance with these Requirements shall be exercised by the Labour Inspectorate
and other supervisory agencies within the limits of their competence.
2. Prior notice of commencement of construction work
person who orders a construction works (hereinafter client) shall notify the
regional office of the Labour Inspectorate of the commencement of construction
work at least three days in advance (the form for prior notice is set out in the
Annex) if the work is scheduled to last longer than thirty days or if more than
twenty workers are working at the construction site simultaneously.
3. General obligations
(1) During the period of
construction work, the client, the designer and the building contractor shall be
solidarily and personally liable for the safety of persons working at the construction site
(any area of land or water where construction is performed) or in the vicinity
(2) If workers of at least two
employers are working at a site at the same time, the employers shall enter into
a written agreement on collective occupational health and safety activities and
on the liability of each employer. Such collective activities shall be organised
by the main contractor. Failing agreement, the employers shall be solidarily
liable for any damage caused.
4. Project design stage and stage of preparation of construction works
(1) A client shall ensure that
all the measures which are to be applied at every stage of construction work in
order to ensure the occupational health and safety of workers and to ensure
environmental protection are taken into account in the design of a site and the
architectural and structural design of construction work and that they are
submitted in writing by the designer.
(2) In planning the use of the
territory of a construction site, the following shall be indicated:
1) the location of office
rooms and non-work rooms on the site;
2) the places for the
unloading and storage of building material;
3) the places for the storage
and disposal or removal of waste and debris. This requirement is particularly
important if waste from dangerous chemicals and materials containing such
chemicals is generated in the course of the work;
4) the location of
installations and equipment;
5) the collection sites for
aggregates or soil;
6) the dimensions of routes
for passage and movement, and their location, lighting and maintenance;
7) the access routes for
rescue and ambulance crews in the event of an accident;
8) the location of emergency
routes and exits.
(3) The building contractor
shall ensure that, before construction work commences, a safety and health plan
is prepared setting out:
1) the measures which are
applied on the construction site in order to create safe working conditions, if
necessary, having regard to the industrial activities, traffic, etc. on the site
or in the vicinity thereof;
2) the obligations and
liability of subcontractors working on the same building site at the same time;
3) traffic control;
4) the provision of rest rooms
and/or accommodation areas for workers;
5) the measures which are
applied in order to ensure the safety of road users in the immediate vicinity of
the construction site (if construction activities may endanger road users due to
their location or the nature of the work);
6) the measures to avoid noise
and air pollution in the immediate vicinity of the construction site;
7) the special measures
regarding the work which are included in one or more categories specified in §
8) that the external border of
the construction site must be marked clearly or be delineated.
5. List of construction work involving particular risks
(1) The following are deemed to
be work involving particular risks:
1) work which puts workers at
risk of burial under earthfalls or engulfment, where the risk is particularly
aggravated by the work processes used or by the environment at the construction
site or place of work;
2) work which puts workers at
risk from chemical or biological substances constituting a particular danger to
the health of workers or involving a legal requirement for health monitoring;
3) work with ionising
4) work near high voltage
power lines and transformer substations;
5) work on electrical
equipment which is partially or wholly energised;
6) work exposing workers to
the risk of drowning;
7) work on wells, tunnels and
other underground earthworks;
8) work performed having a
system of air supply;
9) work in caissons;
10) work involving the use of
11) work involving the lifting,
assembly and dismantling of heavy prefabricated components;
12) work which puts workers at
risk of falling from a height.
6. Performance of construction work
(1) A building contractor shall
ensure the general management, co-operation, organisation of the distribution of
information, exact timing of work, and general cleanliness and good order of the
construction site as necessary for occupational health and safety.
(2) In order to co-ordinate and
organise occupational health and safety on a construction site, the building
contractor shall designate one or more persons who are competent specialists
directly subordinate to the contractor and who have construction qualifications
and practical experience on the basis of their job description.
(3) During the period while
construction work is performed, a person designated according to subsection (2)
1) to co-ordinate, organise
and monitor occupational safety and health on a construction site;
2) to prepare the list of and
schedule for construction work involving particular risks, communicate them to
the workers and give instructions for the safe performance of such works;
3) to monitor that all
underground and on ground installations and danger areas are marked and that the
necessary safety measures are taken;
4) to monitor that the workers
and the persons permitted onto the construction site are provided with personal
protective equipment corresponding to the danger;
5) as the main contractor, to
organise guidance for subcontractors regarding the occupational health and
safety requirements on the construction site and the obligations of the
subcontractors to instruct and monitor their workers;
6) to verify that the safety
and health plan is implemented and to amend it or have it amended after any
changes in the work;
7) to take measures to ensure
that only persons permitted onto a construction site have access to the
7. Inspection of construction site
(1) The structure and condition
of work equipment, cranes and other lifting equipment, scaffolding, mobile
shutterings, temporary supports and protective equipment used in construction
work shall ensure the safety of the work.
(2) A general inspection
involving inspection of the order on a construction site, protection against
falling, scaffolding, access routes, lighting, energy distribution
installations, lifting equipment and the methods of preventing the collapse of
soil or excavations, etc. shall be conducted on the construction site at least
once a week.
(3) Before scaffolding, work
platforms and ladders are used on the construction site, and at regular
intervals thereafter, an inspection shall be carried out to check that they are
in good condition. The inspection of scaffolding and work platforms shall be
repeated if they have been subjected to strong wind, heavy equipment or heavy
loads or if they have not been used for more than one month. Special attention
shall be paid to support and protective shutterings.
(4) A competent person shall
conduct the technical inspection of pressure and lifting equipment used in
construction, including cranes, pursuant to the established procedure.
8. Participants in inspection and documentation
(1) A person designated in
subsection 6 (2) shall conduct the inspection specified in subsections 7 (2) and
(3). A statement which sets out the persons participating in the inspection, the
time and results of the inspection and any possible suggestions for changes
shall be prepared concerning an inspection. A worker who uses the equipment or
site under inspection is allowed to participate in the inspection.
(2)Any faults detected during
the inspection shall be corrected immediately or before the use of the
installation, equipment or work equipment commences.
(3)If conditions which are
dangerous for the life and health of workers become evident in the course of an
inspection, the building contractor shall suspend construction work. The
suspension of work shall be documented in a statement.
Occupational Health and Safety Requirements for Construction Sites
9. Stability and solidity
(1) Materials, equipment and,
more generally, any component which, when moving in any way, may affect the
safety and health of workers shall be stabilised in an appropriate and safe
(2) Access to any construction
or surface involving insufficiently resistant or unstable materials is
10. General requirements for energy distribution installations
(1) Electrical equipment shall
be used according to the operating instructions.
(2) Upon the completion of
work, the electrical equipment at a workplace shall be disconnected from the
mains power supply. This requirement does not concern the temporary suspension
of work arising from the work technology or electrical equipment which operates
twenty-four hours a day pursuant to the technology requirements or the procedure
established for the sites.
(3) Installations shall be
designed, constructed and used so as not to present a fire or explosion hazard.
Workers shall be protected against the risk of electrocution caused by direct or
(4) The choice and use of
electrical equipment and protection devices shall take account of the type and
power of the energy distributed, external conditions and the competence of
persons with access to parts of the installation.
11. Emergency routes and exits
(1) Emergency routes and exits
shall be free from obstruction and lead as directly as possible to a safe area.
(2) In the event of danger, it
shall be possible for workers to evacuate all workstations quickly and as safely
(3) The number, distribution
and dimensions of emergency routes and exits depend on the dimensions and
location of the construction site, the work equipment used and the maximum
number of workers that may be present.
(4) Emergency routes and exits
shall be indicated by signs and provided with emergency lighting of adequate
12. Risk of fire and explosion
(1) Work on a construction site
shall be organised such that the fire risk is as small as possible. Instructions
for action in the event of fire shall be displayed at the construction site.
(2) Depending on the
characteristics of the construction site, the dimensions and use of the rooms,
the on-site equipment, the physical and chemical properties of the substances
present and the maximum potential number of workers present, an adequate number
of appropriate basic fire-fighting devices and, where required, automatic fire
extinguishing systems shall be provided at the site.
(3) Basic fire-fighting devices
and automatic fire extinguishing systems shall be regularly maintained, checked
(4) Basic fire-fighting devices
shall be positioned in a visible place which is free from obstruction and, in
rooms, as close to the exit as possible.
(5) The location of fire
fighting equipment shall be indicated by fire safety signs. The signs shall be
sufficiently resistant and placed at appropriate points.
(6) If substances which can
cause combustion or substances the use of which may produce explosive dust or
gas are used or preserved on a construction site, special protective measures
(ventilation, prohibition on the use of open fire, etc.) shall be applied in
order to prevent the risk of fire and explosion.
(1) Steps shall be taken to
ensure that there is sufficient fresh air at workstations, having regard to the
working methods used and the physical demands placed on the workers.
(2) If a forced ventilation
system is used on a construction site, it shall be maintained in working order.
(3) Workers shall not be
exposed to draughts which are harmful to health.
(4) Any sediments or extraneous
matter which, upon inhalation, may endanger the health of workers shall be
14. Physical demands
(1) In order to avoid the
physical demands placed on workers becoming too high, the work methods and work
equipment shall be chosen so that the use thereof, especially long-term use, is
not too strenuous for workers.
(2) Upon the handling of loads,
devices which facilitate manual handling shall be used.
15. Use of personal protective equipment
(1) A protective helmet is
mandatory on a construction site in an are where, due to the work technology,
the risk of head injury exists.
(2) Safety belts equipped with
safety ropes shall be used while working on scaffolding, roofs and work
platforms and in other places where falling from a height cannot be prevented by
other safety measures. If the length of the rope often needs to be adjusted,
self-adjusting safety ropes shall be used.
(3) Non-slippery and
non-penetrable safety footwear shall generally be used on construction sites.
Kneepads shall be used while working on the floor or during other work involving
(4) If work is performed in the
dark or underground, a reflex reflector or a reflector-band shall be worn on
clothing. If work is performed in places in the vicinity of traffic, the worker
shall wear a bright waistcoat or clothing and, in the dark, also a
reflector-band. A reflector-band shall be attached in a visible place and, if
necessary, also to a protective helmet.
(5) If workers have to enter a
high-risk area where the atmosphere contains a dangerous chemical, has an
insufficient oxygen level or is inflammable, the workers shall use personal
protective equipment in order to prevent any damage to their health. The
activities of the workers shall be watched from outside.
temperature in the rooms on the construction site where workstations are located
shall be appropriate for the workers, having regard to the nature of the work
and the physical demands placed on the workers.
(1) Construction sites, and
especially traffic routes, shall be provided with appropriate and sufficient
general and localised lighting. Sudden and large differences in lighting shall
be avoided, as shall dazzling. The minimum permitted intensity of the lighting
on traffic routes is 25 lux.
(2) Portable light sources may
be used in underground and water engineering.
(3) Workstations, rooms and
traffic routes shall as far as possible have sufficient natural lighting.
Artificial lighting shall be provided at night and when natural daylight is
inadequate; where necessary, portable light sources that are protected against
impact shall be used.
(4) The colour of artificial
light used shall not alter or affect the perception or visibility of safety
signs, signposts and marked objects.
(5) Lighting installations for
rooms, workstations and traffic routes shall be placed in such a way that there
is no risk of accident to workers.
(6) Rooms, workstations and
traffic routes where workers are exposed to risks in the event of failure of
artificial lighting shall be provided with emergency lighting.
18. Doors and gates
(1) Sliding doors shall be
fitted with a safety device to prevent them from being derailed.
(2) Doors and gates opening
upwards shall be fitted with a mechanism to secure them against falling back.
(3) In the immediate vicinity
of gates intended primarily for vehicle traffic, there shall be doors for
pedestrian traffic unless it is safe for pedestrians to cross. Such gates shall
be clearly marked and kept free at all times.
(4) Mechanical doors and gates
shall operate without any risk of accident to workers and shall be fitted with
emergency stop devices which are easily identifiable and accessible.
(5) If power-operated doors and
gates do not open automatically in the event of a power-cut, it shall be
possible for them to be opened manually.
19. Traffic routes and danger areas
(1) Traffic routes, including
all stairs, fixed ladders and loading bays and ramps, shall be designed, located
and laid out to ensure safe use and easy access in such a way as not to endanger
persons employed in the vicinity of these traffic routes.
(2) Routes used for pedestrian
traffic and vehicle traffic shall be dimensioned in accordance with the number
of potential users and the type of activity concerned.
(3) If means of transport are
used on traffic routes, a sufficient safety clearance or adequate protective
devices shall be provided for pedestrians.
(4) Sufficient clearance shall
be allowed between vehicle traffic routes and doors, gates, passages and
staircases for pedestrians.
(5) Routes shall be clearly
marked, regularly checked and properly maintained.
(6) If a construction site
includes limited-access areas, these shall be signposted and equipped with
devices to prevent unauthorised workers from entering. Only workers who have
received special training may work in danger areas and appropriate measures
shall be taken to protect these workers.
20. Loading bays and ramps
(1) Loading bays and ramps
shall be suitable for the dimensions of the means of transport or the loads to
(2) Loading bays shall have at
least one exit point.
(3) Loading bays and ramps
shall be safe.
21. Freedom of movement at workstation
(1) The floor area at a
workstation shall be such as to allow workers sufficient freedom of movement to
perform their work, taking account of any necessary materials and work equipment
(2) The floors of workplaces
shall not be slippery and shall have no dangerous bumps, holes or slopes.
22. First aid
(1) A building contractor shall
ensure that first aid can be provided to workers who have had an accident or
have suddenly been taken ill on the site. The building contractor shall
designate workers for that purpose and organise appropriate training for them.
At least one worker who knows how to provide first aid shall be present on the
site while work is being performed.
(2) Construction sites shall be
equipped with first aid kits fitted with essential first aid equipment, and
stretchers, rigid splint sets, eyewash, etc. First aid equipment shall be marked
in accordance with the requirements.
(3) A construction site shall
have an emergency phone. The location of the phone shall be marked. The
emergency call number shall be displayed in a visible place.
(4) A construction site shall
be equipped with a room where first aid can be provided and to where a victim
can, if necessary, be removed until the arrival of medical care. This room shall
be accessible with a stretcher.
(5) If work exposes workers to
the risk of drowning, life saving equipment and a worker who knows how to use
the equipment shall be present on the construction site.
(6) Particularly dangerous work shall
generally be performed by at least two workers. If the work is nevertheless performed alone, the worker shall be at a seeing or
hearing distance from other workers or shall have a corresponding means of
23. Rest rooms and/or accommodation areas
(1) The rest rooms and/or
accommodation areas for workers shall be designed, constructed and furnished
having regard to the working conditions and the number and gender of the
(2) A building contractor shall
be responsible for ensuring that all the rest rooms and/or accommodation areas
are ready for use when construction commences and that they are maintained and
(3) Rest rooms and/or
accommodation areas shall generally be located as close to the building site as
possible. In the case of a construction site which is moved in stages, for
example during road construction, or if the duration of construction work on the
site does not exceed two weeks, changing rooms and drying and washing facilities
may be located in the place where the workers assemble.
(4) Changing rooms shall be
provided for workers who are required to wear working clothes. The changing
rooms shall be sufficiently large and be equipped with seats and lockers to
enable working clothes to be kept in a place separate from workers' own clothes
and personal effects. Provision shall be made for separate changing rooms for
men and women.
(5) A drying chamber or dry
boxes which are large enough, well ventilated and at an appropriate temperature
shall be provided for the drying of wet or damp clothes and footwear. The moist
air coming from the drying chamber or dry boxes shall not enter other rooms.
(6) According to the nature of
the work, a sufficient number of suitable washbasins or showers with hot and
cold running water shall be provided for workers, meaning not less than one
washbasin for every 5-10 workers or one shower for every 10-15 workers. Showers
shall be provided if the work is very dusty or dirty, related to the use of
dangerous chemicals or materials containing them, physically strenuous or
performed at high temperatures. The washbasins and showers shall be provided in
the vicinity of the changing rooms. Provision shall be made for separate
washbasins for men and women.
(7) Provision shall be made for
separate lavatories for men and women on the construction site. An adequate
number of lavatories shall be provided for workers, meaning not less than one
lavatory for every 15 workers. If the planned duration of the work exceeds two
months, the lavatories shall be connected to the sewerage system or, in the
absence thereof, container privies or pit privies shall be used. Pit privies
shall meet the same hygiene requirements as water closets and the possibility to
wash hands shall be provided.
(8) The temperature in rest
rooms and/or accommodation areas shall be at least +18°C.
(9) Workers working on a
construction site shall be provided with drinking water which meets the
standards established for drinking water and with disposable or washable
(10) Workers shall be provided with
facilities enabling them to take their meals and rest in satisfactory
conditions. If meals are not provided for the workers on the site, they shall be
provided with facilities enabling them to preserve the foodstuffs they have
brought with them and, if necessary, to heat them. Where the nature of the work
or the location of the construction site so require, workers shall be provided
with rest rooms and/or accommodation areas which are large enough and equipped
with seats with backs and, if necessary, with tables.
Special Requirements for Outdoor Workstations
24. Stability and solidity
(1) High-level or low-level
workstations shall be solid and stable, taking account of the number of workers
occupying them, the weight distribution and the maximum loads they may have to
bear, and the outside influences to which they may be subject.
(2) If the support and the
other components of these workstations are not intrinsically stable, their
stability shall be ensured by appropriate and safe methods of fixing.
(3) The stability and solidity
of workstations shall be checked regularly and especially after any change in
the height of the workstation.
25. Outdoor energy distribution installations
(1) On-site energy distribution
installations, especially those subject to outside influences, shall be
regularly checked and maintained.
(2) Installations existing
before the site began shall be identified, checked and clearly signposted.
(3) Whenever possible, where
unnecessary overhead electric power lines exist, either they shall be redirected
away from the area of the site or else the current shall be cut off. If this is
not possible, the power lines shall be supplied with warning signs to ensure
that vehicles and installations are kept away.
26. Atmospheric influences
Workers shall be protected against atmospheric influences which could affect
their safety or health.
27. Falling objects
(1) Workers shall be protected
by collective methods against falling objects. Where necessary, there shall be
covered passageways or access to danger areas shall be made impossible.
(2) Materials and equipment
shall be laid out or stacked in such a way as to prevent their collapsing or
28. Scaffolding and ladders
(1) Generally, scaffolding
shall be industrial or manufactured according to the design of a civil engineer
(2) All scaffolding shall be
properly designed, constructed and maintained to ensure that it does not
collapse or move accidentally.
(3) Work platforms, gangways
and scaffolding stairways shall be constructed, dimensioned and used in such a
way as to prevent people from falling or being exposed to falling objects.
(4) Ladders shall be
sufficiently strong and correctly maintained. Ladders shall be used in
accordance with their intended purpose.
(5) Mobile scaffolding shall be
secured against spontaneous movements.
(6) The earth on which
scaffolding is located shall be levelled and flattened. Provision shall be made
for leading off rain water the reform.
(7) Scaffolding which is
located near traffic routes or in places where loads are lifted shall be
protected against impact, damage and accidental movements. The danger area shall
be separated by barriers and supplied with warning signs.
29. Lifting equipment
(1) All lifting devices and
accessories, including their accessories, component parts, supports and
anchorings, shall be properly designed, constructed and installed and
sufficiently strong for the use to which they are put, and they shall be
maintained in good working order.
(2) Lifting equipment may only
be operated by workers who have received the appropriate training.
(3) All lifting devices and
accessories shall clearly display their maximum load values.
(4) Lifting equipment and
accessories may not be used for other than their intended purposes.
30. Excavating and materials-handling vehicles and machinery
(1) All excavating and
materials-handling vehicles and machinery shall be checked and tested beforehand
and kept in good working order.
(2) Drivers and operators of
excavating and materials-handling vehicles and machinery shall be specially
(3) Preventive measures shall
be taken to ensure that excavating and materials-handling vehicles and machinery
do not fall into the excavations or into water.
(4) Where appropriate,
excavating and materials-handling vehicles and machinery shall be fitted with
structures to protect the operator or driver against being crushed if the
machine overturns, and against falling objects.
31. Excavations, wells, underground works, tunnels and earthworks
(1) Suitable precautions shall
be taken when working in an excavation, well or tunnel or underground:
1) using an appropriate
support or embankment;
2) to prevent hazards entailed
in the fall of a person, objects or materials, or flooding;
3) to provide sufficient
ventilation at all workstations so as to ensure a breathable atmosphere;
4) to enable workers to reach
safety in the event of fire or inrush of water or materials.
(2) Before excavation starts,
measures shall be taken to identify and reduce to a minimum any hazard due to
underground cables and other distribution systems.
(3) Safe routes into and out of
excavations, wells or tunnels shall be provided.
(4) Piles of earth, materials
and moving vehicles shall be kept away from the excavation and, if necessary,
appropriate barriers shall be built.
32. Cofferdams and caissons
(1) All cofferdams and caissons
1) well constructed, of
appropriate, solid materials of adequate strength;
2) appropriately equipped so
that workers can gain shelter in the event of an irruption of water and
(2) The construction,
installation, transformation, dismantling or inspection of a cofferdam or
caisson shall take place only under the supervision of a competent person.
33. Installations, machinery, equipment
Installations, machinery and work equipment, including hand tools whether
power-driven or not shall be kept in good working order. Installations,
machinery and work equipment shall be used solely for the work for which they
were designed and operated by workers who have received appropriate guidance and
34. Demolition work
(1) Upon the demolition of a
construction works or a civil engineering works, appropriate precautions shall
be adopted and the demolition work shall be undertaken only under the
supervision of a competent person.
(2) Before the commencement of
demolition work, it shall be verified that the site to be demolished is
disconnected from all possible electricity, gas, water and other supplies.
(3) Special requirements apply
to the demolition of constructions which contain asbestos.
(4) Dusty waste and materials
may be removed from a site only through tubes. A dusty load shall be covered
35. Metal or concrete frameworks, shutterings and heavy prefabricated components
(1) Metal or concrete
frameworks and their components, shutterings, prefabricated components,
temporary support and buttresses may be erected and dismantled only under the
supervision of a competent person.
(2) Adequate precautions shall
be taken to protect workers against risks arising from the temporary fragility
or instability of a civil engineering works.
(3) Shutterings, temporary
supports and buttresses shall be designed, installed and maintained so as to
safely withstand any strains and stresses which may be placed on them.
36. Risk of falling from height, and work on roofs
(1) If there is a risk of
falling from a height while working or moving and if the height of the fall
would exceed 2 metres, safety devices such as cradles, safety nets and other
equivalent protection devices shall be used. If the use of such equipment is
impossible because of the nature of the work, workers shall be provided with a
safety belt or safety harnesses to be affixed with safety cables or ropes, or
other anchoring safety methods shall be used in order to ensure safety.
(2) Additionally, protection
devices shall also be used if the height of the fall would be less but if,
because of the nature of the work, there exists a particular risk of falling or
a risk of falling to the ground related to the particular risk.
(3) A cradle which is placed in order
to prevent falls from a height shall have a handrail which is of a height of at
least 1 metre, an end-board, and an intermediate handrail at a height of 0.5
metres between the handrail and end-board. The intermediate handrail may be replaced by plates or nets intended for such
use. Cradles shall be placed to the free sides of work platforms or traffic
routes where the height of a fall would be at least 2 metres. Scaffolding shall
be equipped with cradles if the height of a fall would be at least 2 metres.
(4) If the slope of a roof is
less than 15° and the eaves are higher than 3.5 metres from the ground, a cradle
with three horizontal bars shall be placed at the edge of the roof in order to
prevent falling. If work is performed in good weather conditions and the surface
of the roof has an antislip finish, a cradle shall be placed if the height of
the eaves exceeds 5 metres.
(5) If the slope of a roof is
15° or more and the height of the eaves exceeds 2 metres, a cradle or safety net
shall be placed at the edge of the roof and, in the event of a slippery roof,
the work area shall be covered with supports placed every 30 centimetres to
provide foot support.
(6) If the slope of a roof is
34° or more, an additional cradle or safety net shall be placed not further than
5 metres from the work area in addition to the devices specified in subsection
(7) If the slope of a roof
exceeds 60°, the devices specified in subsection (6) shall be used if the
distance between the additional cradle or safety net and the worker does not
exceed 2 metres.
(8) If work on a roof is
short-term and the worker is secured by an anchored safety belt or harnesses, it
is not necessary to use the protection devices specified in subsections (4)(7).
(9) The placement of cradles,
safety nets and other protection devices on roofs and their removal from roofs
shall be safe for the workers.
37. Entry into force of Regulation
This Regulation enters into force on 1 January 2000.
Directive 92/57/EEC (OJ L 245, 26.08.1992) of the Council of the European
Annex 1 to Government of the Republic Regulation No. 377 of 8 December 1999
Occupational Health and Safety Requirements at Construction Sites
Prior notice concerning commencement of construction work
Date of forwarding of the prior notice:
Exact address of the construction site:
Name, address and telephone number of the client:
Type of construction work:
Name, address and telephone number of the building contractor:
Has a safety and health plan been prepared: Yes _ No _
Name, address and telephone number of the person who prepared the plan:
Name, address and telephone number of the person responsible for occupational
health and safety matters during the project execution stage:
Date planned for start of work on the construction site:
Planned duration of work on the construction site:
Estimated maximum number of workers on the construction site:
Planned number of subcontractors and contractors on the construction site:
Details of subcontractors and contractors:
Person who forwards the notice and his or her signature