Legislation & Guidance

Code of Practice for Inspections

A Commissioner Direction for organisations using the Scottish Road Works Register in connection with road works in Scotland keeping contact details correct and up to date.

ISBN number: 978-0-10-590359-8

The Commissioner has a number of DVDs available for loan to roads authorities and undertakers for staff training.

There are currently four titles available to borrow from the Commissioner's library:

  • Changing Behaviour – What does it take?
  • Know your Ground – working safely near underground apparatus.
  • Safety for All – an overview of how signage and guarding can affect those with disabilities or those using alternative travel arrangements (also available online - https://vimeo.com/376841696)
  • UKPOA – People & Pipelines Working Together (also available online - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itacNeMqEXU

If you are interested in any of the above or have suggestions to add to the library, please contact us at enquiries@roadworks.scot.

Specification for the Reinstatement of Openings in Roads

Details of which notifications must be recorded on the Scottish Road Works Register (SRWR) are described in detail in the relevant codes of practice and advice notes, however, the notifications/transactions each organisation must review have not been explicitly described. This document explains the requirement for each organisation to comply with their statutory duties/best practice when reviewing and monitoring notifications & transactions from other organisations.