Category: Health & Safety

Gas Safety Regulations (How to Comply)

Gas Safety Regulations (How to Comply)

The Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations 1998, and the subsequent changes made to the legislation in 2018, outline the legal requirements placed on any person responsible for the installation, servicing, maintenance or repair...

RIDDOR Employee Responsibilities

RIDDOR Employee Responsibilities

Employees have a general duty of care in respect of workplace health and safety, in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work...

What is COSHH? (An Employer’s Duties)

What is COSHH? (An Employer’s Duties)

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH) places responsibilities on employers to control the storage and use of substances that present a hazard to health. Hazardous substances are used within a...

Manual Handling Regulations (A Guide)

Manual Handling Regulations (A Guide)

The Manual Handlings Operations Regulations 1992, later amended by the Health and Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2002, places a legal requirement on employers to avoid dangerous manual handling, to assess any risk of injury...

What does RIDDOR stand for?

What does RIDDOR stand for?

A common health and safety question asked by employers is “What does RIDDOR stand for?” RIDDOR refers to the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013, which place a legal duty on...

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Health and Safety Responsibilities of Employees

The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (the Act) ensures health and safety in the workplace. Although primary responsibility lies with the employer, the Act also specifies the health and safety responsibilities of...