Here are some health and safety rules for using composite decking, cladding, and fencing materials in the UK that you can include on your website: 

Health & Safety

Proper Installation: 

Ensure that composite materials are installed by trained and qualified professionals in accordance with the manufacturer's guidelines and industry best practices. 

Wear Appropriate Protective Gear: 

When handling and installing composite materials, workers should wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), including safety glasses, gloves, and dust masks if required. 

Tool Safety: 

Use the correct tools and equipment for cutting and fastening composite materials. Keep tools in good condition and follow safety procedures when using them. 


Ensure proper ventilation in indoor spaces where composite materials are being cut or sanded to prevent the buildup of dust and fumes. Use dust extraction systems where necessary. 

Fire Safety:

Composite materials are not fireproof. Avoid open flames and high-temperature sources around these materials. Store them away from potential fire hazards. 

Handling Waste: 

Dispose of waste materials in compliance with local regulations. Recycle or dispose of composite material waste in an environmentally responsible manner. 

Slip Resistance: 

Ensure that composite decking and cladding meet slip resistance standards to reduce the risk of slip and fall accidents, especially in wet conditions. 


Regularly inspect and maintain composite decking, cladding, and fencing to address any wear, damage, or potential safety issues promptly. 

Weight Limits: 

Adhere to weight limits and load-bearing specifications for decks and structures to prevent overloading and structural failures. 

Children and Pets: 

Take precautions to ensure the safety of children and pets around composite structures. Use safety gates or protective barriers as needed. 

Grilling and Fire Pits: 

If using grills or fire pits on composite decking, follow manufacturer recommendations and safety guidelines for fire-resistant mats and clearance distances. 

Stair Safety: 

Ensure that stairs built with composite materials meet safety codes and are equipped with handrails and appropriate tread dimensions to prevent accidents. 

Electrical Safety: 

When installing lighting or electrical components in or around composite materials, hire a qualified electrician to ensure compliance with electrical safety standards. 

Regular Inspections: 

Periodically inspect composite structures for damage, wear, and loose fasteners. Address any issues promptly to maintain safety. 

Emergency Procedures: 

Educate employees and users on emergency procedures, including what to do in case of accidents, fires, or other unforeseen incidents. 

These health and safety rules should be prominently displayed on your website and also provided to customers and contractors who work with your composite materials. Always ensure that you are in compliance with relevant UK safety regulations and standards.