368. Health and safety of workmen.

368.     Health and safety of workmen.

Every contractor and employer of workmen is under a statutory duty to comply with regulations requiring the provision of safe means of carrying out building operations and works of engineering construction1. Regulations prescribe the duties relating to health and safety on construction sites2, including specific rules regarding safe places of work3, good order and site security4, stability of structures (including scaffolding)5, demolition and dismantling6, explosives7, excavations8, cofferdams and caissons9, energy distribution installations10, prevention