Last edited 06 Sep 2021

Drone regulations and safety


There is a growing use of drones in construction. Their aerial use is governed by a well-established regulatory framework devised for the commercial use of unmanned aircraft. There are also the health and safety concerns for individuals working in the vicinity of the flight area.

As the technology and its uses continue to evolve, it will be wise to keep an eye on further legislation in regard to drone use.

This article provides a guide to regulations and good practice under current law in respect of commercial operation:

With regard to health and safety, management employing the commercial use of a drone should:

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