303. Purposes of Part I of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974.

303.     Purposes of Part I of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974.

The provisions of Part I of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 19741 have effect with a view to:

(1)     securing the health, safety and welfare of persons at work2;

(2)     protecting persons other than persons at work against risks to health or safety arising out of or in connection with the activities of persons at work3; and

(3)     controlling the keeping and use of explosive or highly flammable or otherwise dangerous substances4 and generally preventing their unlawful acquisition, possession and use5.

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