Environmental compliance is an important issue. It applies to construction worksites, building companies and contractors who must adhere to all current legislation. The penalties for breaches of environmental law can be severe and land you in court (with even accidental breaches possibly resulting in prosecution).
Ignorance is no defence and everyone in your business is responsible for minimising risk and being aware of the issues relating to your business and the site. Compliance is achieved through a comprehensive approach which involves: