Summary of BS 5975: 2019 – A6 booklet

The Construction Health and Safety Group is proud to announce that we have produced an A6 booklet to summarises the new BS 5975: 2019 Code of Practice for Temporary Works Procedures.  The contents of the CHSG booklet is to provide greater clarity with respect to the procedures for a wide range of organisations and contractual agreements.

The document also covers a wide range of organisations that should have temporary works policies and persons identified as responsible; (

  • Clients
  • Management contractors
  • Contractors
  • Sub contractors
  • Utility authorities
  • Service suppliers
  • Equipment manufacturers/suppliers
  • Specialist contractors
  • Designers

The standard has also ensured that it is now in-line with CDM 2015.  Therefore, identifying in greater depth, the roles and responsibilities for such positions as PC, PD, DI etc.….

Cost to purchase the A6 booklets will be:

£8 + £2.00 P & P per A6 booklet – members
£10 + £2.00 P & P per A6 booklet – non-members

Purchasing multiple copies of the booklet the cost will be:

10 booklets £70 + £3.50 P & P for members

10 booklets £90 + £3.50 P & P for non-members

The cost for a PDF version of the document will be:

£8 members
£10 non-members


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