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Existing Services

Hazard Related Topics


All existing services must be identified within the Pre-construction Information. They should be illustrated on the drawings and particularly described where they are affected by the project.

Where work or a working operation is to be carried out on, or in the vicinity of an existing service, the Health and Safety Plan should clearly lay down the safety criteria.

The advice, conditions, and codes of safety of the various authorities should be identified and copied as necessary into the Health and Safety Plan.

Where existing services are retained beyond the completion of the project they should be identified within the Health and Safety File and above and below ground.

Services to check for include: