Section 1: Purpose

The purpose of the Regulations is to protect employees from risks by paying regard to safety, health and working environment on construction sites in connection with planning, project reparation and execution of building or civil engineering works.

The main purpose of the Construction Client Regulations is to ensure the protection of employees against risks by making the regard for safety, health and working environment a central element throughout the construction process.

In view of this purpose, planning, project preparation and execution shall all focus on safety, health and working environment. This implies that efforts to reduce the risk of injuries and accidents for construction workers shall be made right from the project development stage.

In connection with the execution itself, coordination is a major instrumentfor achieving this purpose.