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Managing construction health risks: who does what?

Construction work can involve many different people, doing many different things at different times. It means everyone has a role to play in managing construction health risks. This page gives an overview of who does what.

Who and what

The law places duties on everyone involved. The nature and extent of your duties differs depending on which of the following roles you fulfil:

Remember – ‘Everyone has a role to play’. All those involved in the construction process have a responsibility in managing health risks. Each must take ownership of their part of the process.

Organisations are already taking steps to tackle occupational disease.

Updated 2015-11-10