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L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Management in Construction (Jersey) Regulations 2016

Guidance on the construction regulations

This guide provides practical guidance to all those involved in construction on how to sensibly plan construction work.

The guidance is divided into four parts:

  • part 1 covers the application of the regulations and provides guidance on key definitions
  • part 2 covers the planning and management of construction projects to ensure health and safety is taken into account from the very beginning of the process
  • part 3 sets out the specific requirements for controlling and supervising site activities during the construction phase
  • part 4 includes supplementary guidance in the form of appendices

Printed copies are available to collect from the Health and Safety Inspectorate.

Guidance on the Construction (Jersey) Regulations 2016  

Notify us of your construction project (online form)

Regulation 9 of the construction regulations sets out the information that is legally required to be notified to us by the Health and Safety Project Coordinator (HSPC).

You can use this form to notify us of a major construction project and update the notification when there is a significant change.

Notify the Health and Safety Inspectorate about a major construction project

Guidance on the notification form is available for HSPCs.

If you're having problems with our online notification form, email us to explain what happened.

Health and Safety Project Coordinator

A HSPC’s role is to be a key project advisor for their client on all construction health and safety risk management matters. This article provides guidance on what the HSPC is and is not responsible for.

Guidance on the role of a Health and Safety Project Coordinator

Competence assessment 

This article provides practical guidance on the assessment of competence of the various duty holders involved with a construction project.

Guidance on assessment of competence of duty holders

Record form

Generic form to record inspections, weekly records, tests and examinations. 

The table sets out the timing and frequency of checks for excavations and various equipment including scaffolding, hoists and fall protection systems.

Generic inspection record form

Inspection record table

Additional scaffolding guidance

This article seeks to provide practical guidance on the assessment of the inside gap and the requirement for internal edge protection.

Scaffold: assessment of inside gap

Domestic clients and the new construction regulations

These regulations place legal duties on a number of people involved with  a construction project.  This includes householders i.e. domestic clients.

Domestic clients: roles and responsibilities

Insurers and the new construction regulations

Under the Construction (Jersey) Regulations 2016, the Insurer may be deemed to be “the Client” and as such must carry out the duties that the role attracts. 

For more information visit the Construction: roles and responsibilities of insurers page. 

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