Legislation

It is David Morton’s intention to comply with, and in many cases exceed, the requirement of legislation relating to the works we carry out.

All works will further be in compliance with the following:

Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
The Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2007
The Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999
The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992
The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002
Control of Lead at Work Regulations 2002
The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012
The Hazardous Waste (England & Wales) Regulations 2005
The Special Waste (Scotland) Regulations 1997 as Amended 2004
BS6187: 2011 Code of Practice for Demolition
Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995
The Work at Height Regulations 2005
The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005
The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005
The Fire (Scotland) Act 2005
The Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006 as amended by The Fire Safety (Scotland) Amended Regulations 2010

 

Changes, or proposed changes, in legislation are monitored to ensure we are always up to date with our procedures affected by any changes. We also participate in HSE consultations on proposed changes to ensure the voice of the demolition industry is kept to the fore.