Facts on winter on site

The winter poses special challenges on construction sites, and special requirements are applicable here to safeguard you from accidents and injury as much as possible. The winter runs from 1 October to 31 March, and the following rules – among other things – are applicable:

  • There must be snow clearing equipment on site
  • You must be protected against bad weather by means of of roofed areas or partitions, for example
  • Work which is carried out over any length of time must take place in appropriate buildings, sheds or tents, e.g. bending of iron and cutting of pipes.

Find out lots more here:
Guidelines on winter arrangements