Health & safety

Health & safety guidance:

Post 1 October 2013 On 1 October 2013, section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA 2013) came into force. For workplace accidents occurring from...

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You have a duty to take precautions to minimise the risk of fire in your workplace and ensure the safety of your employees in the event of fire. There are no hard and...

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You have a duty to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to ensure your employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or become...

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Having in place a well-thought-out and accessible structure on health and safety could help enable an organisation to ensure that it is managed effectively and...

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This Practice Note provides information on investigating, handling and reporting health and safety incidents. Dealing with incidents An organisation has a duty to...

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This Practice Note covers regulatory requirements relating to health and safety incidents including requirements relating to the reporting of injuries, diseases and other...

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What is the Health and Safety Executive? The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is the national regulator for work-related health, safety and welfare. It acts in the...

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This Practice Note covers regulatory requirements relating to the use and care of visual display screen equipment. For information about other regulatory requirements...

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This Practice Note covers regulatory requirements relating to fire safety in the workplace. For practical information about managing fire safety in the workplace, see...

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This Practice Note covers regulatory requirements relating to first aid in the workplace including requirements relating to the provision of first aid kits. For practical...

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Having in place a well thought-out and accessible structure on health and safety could help enable an organisation to ensure it is managed effectively and efficiently. An...

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This Practice Note provides information for organisations on drafting and implementing a health and safety policy. It reviews key issues to consider and refers to tools...

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The diagram below shows key stages in assessing health and safety risks and formulating a health and safety plan. It covers health and safety requirements in an...

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This Practice Note covers regulatory requirements relating to health and safety and in particular, the requirements for health and safety assessment and planning. It...

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This Practice Note covers regulatory requirements relating to health and safety in the workplace including requirements relating to the provision of safe workplace...

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This Practice Note covers compliance and regulatory requirements relating to health and safety (H&S) and, in particular, the requirements for a written Health and...

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