Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) (Amendment) Regulations 2021

Jurisdiction: Republic of Ireland

Commencement: 15th October 2021


  • Safety, Health and Welfare at work (Construction) Regulations 2013

Mini Summary

The Safety, Health and Welfare at work (Construction) Regulations 2013 create requirements for the management of health and safety in construction projects.
  • Parts 1-3 of the Regulations contain requirements applying to the design and planning of construction projects.
  • Parts 4-14 provide very detailed requirements in relation to specific issues on construction sites.


Changes are made to extend the expiry dates on safety awareness registration cards as outlined below.

  • If a safety awareness registration card expired on or between 1st March 2020 and 31st October 2020, it shall be considered valid for 5 years and 11 months from the date it was issued.
  • If a safety awareness registration card expired on or between 1st November 2020 and 15th October 2021, it shall be considered valid for 5 years and 2 months from the date it was issued.

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