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Outcome report on the proposed areas of change to streetwork regulations. The report includes:
- proposals for change
- a list of respondents to the consultation
The Department for Transport is seeking views on proposed changes to street works qualifications regulations in England.
Street works are carried out by the 4 main utility groups:
Street works undertakers have certain obligations to ensure operatives and supervisors are suitably qualified. The regulations under consideration establish procedures to become qualified, register and re-register certificates and they set out the various prescribed qualifications.
The regulations have given rise to a number of issues over the years. These proposals are intended to address these and to rationalise street works training and accreditation processes in England.