Health and safety in the construction industry

Building Safety Regulator

The Building Safety Act names HSE as the new Building Safety Regulator. It also introduces new duties relating to fire and structural safety. The new duties, and BSR's services, will become operational over the next few years.

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