he Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has released a guidance document on the provision of welfare facilities on construction sites, following frequent reports of poor hygiene and sanitation.

The guidance outlines what HSE Construction Inspectors require from building site managers. It includes their duties, information on the regulations, and guidance on interpreting standards.

The guidance document covers:

  • sanitation in toilets and cleaning areas
  • privacy for men and women
  • adequate space, lighting, and ventilation
  • how many cubicles/ urinals/ washbasins for the number of workers

Members can download guidance here.