The introductory section of the discussion give general information concerning the application of occupational health and safety rules in the contemporary society. The discussion is extended in the second section which describes of the statute laws applicable in occupational health and safety, its key requirements as well as the strategies that were applied to gather the information. The third section of the discussion discusses a legislation that has been applied in the United States of America to guide issues of occupational health and safety; modes of information retrieval are also described in this section. Moreover, examples of case laws are provided in the fourth section of the discussion together with the modes of information retrieval. Consequently, the second last section comprehensively discusses the strategies that were applied by the group to solve conflicts that might have emerged in the group. Meanwhile, the last provides a conclusion of the overall discussion. Key Words Statute Law Occupational Health and Safety Conflicts Introduction The concept of occupational health and safety is usually overlooked especially in the construction
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Architect obtains raw facts from the client and develops them to information that can be interpreted by various personnel in the construction field. He participates in the building process throughout, from planning to occupancy. He is also known as the lead consultant and chairs all the site meetings.
A CDM coordinator is required in the cases of notifiable projects (hse.gov.uk, n.d.). The major responsibilities of a CDM coordinator are to notify the project details to HSE, to provide the client with advice and assistance regarding their duties, to coordinate the aspects of health and safety in the design work, to cooperate with the parties and personnel involved in the project, to enhance the flow of communication between the project parties, to develop liaison with the general contractor about the design work, to identify and circulate pre-construction information, and to update the file of health and safety record of the project (hse.gov.uk, n.d.).
This is after the UK government secured the project’s funding in 2007. The project is estimated to cost ?16 billion to be completed (Colville and Colville of Culross 2008 P.7-9). The basis for commissioning the project is to provide transport capacity to cope with the forecasted population and economic growth of London.
These revisions were done following the breach of laws underlying health and safety by various stakeholders. Since 1994, CDM regulations have been merged to form a single regulatory package. These regulations are applicable to all construction projects except those involving domestic clients, irrespective of the timescale or complexity of work.
This does not only affect workers but also the contractors and some contractors who may fall into accidents and illnesses. This can be avoided or rather prevented to which it led to the workplace health and safety regulation in 2008 which was a way of promoting safety risks to which they should be managed.
The system works fine as long as enough motivation is provided by the employer by way of respecting the needs of the employee. The construction industry too requires able people to carry out the planning and construction activities so that the building being made adheres to all the requirements.
Construction site accidents take place because of several reasons which include careless attitude of workers at site, absence of equipments, machineries which don't work, etc.
At the site, the chute was needed to be cleared, which had been blocked by means of plastic wrap.
Why is this so Naturally health insurance packages are offered to employees as per the guided and recommended by the government. Employers recognize this important rule and know that they are indeed responsible for whatever health situation their employees might be involved in the future especially when those health issues are incurred during the time when they are at work.
The project managers, who are the intermediaries between the employers and the workers, though they are themselves employees, have rightly responded to the questionnaire reflecting the above reality. Domestic workers are also