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07Oct93 UK: NEW SAFETY RULES WILL PINPOINT ONUS FOR HAZARDS.

Forthcoming health and safety regulations could make consultants and contractors responsible for identifying contamination hazards on site.The construction design and management regulations, to be introduced next year, will dictate that someone has to be responsible for any possible hazard on site.But according to solicitor John Fisher of law firm Paisner, the CONDAM regulations place no onus on owners to carry out investigations to ensure sites are hazard-free. This, he says, will ...

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