Health and safety in the construction industry

Future building safety regulations

The government has asked HSE to establish a new building safety regulator in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster.

Find out more about the building safety regulator

Help reduce deaths and serious injury and get benefits for your business.

Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) come into force in Great Britain on 6 April 2015. They set out what people involved in construction work need to do to protect themselves from harm and anyone the work affects.

CDM 2015 Regulations

Managing construction health risks

There have been big improvements over recent years in reducing the number and rate of injuries to construction workers.

More on managing risks