Health and safety management within the construction process
This brief chapter introduces the conceptual thrust of health and safety
management in the context of its application within the construction process.
It should be seen as an introduction to the chapters which form Part C of this
book. In appreciating the role, duties and responsibilities of the principal con-
tractor, which is the focus of this book, it is important also to be cognizant of
the contributions and responsibilities of other participants to the construction