Health & Safety

Maritime Archaeology Ltd follows guidelines in relation to the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, these are supplemented by appropriate Codes of Practice and guidance notes relating to specific activities.

Relevant Codes of Practice and Guidance Notes:

  • Terrestrial Fieldwork
    • Health and Safety in Field Archaeology’ (Standing Conference of Archaeological Unit Managers, 1999) – Guidance on issues specific to terrestrial archaeology
  • Diving Fieldwork
    • 1997 HSE ‘Diving at Work’ Regulations
    • HSE Archaeological and Scientific Diving Approved Code of Practice
    • HSE Inland & Inshore Diving Approved Code of Practice
    • SDSC Advice notes for the Scientific & Archaeological Approved Code of Practice