Health And Safety Act At Work 1974 Pdf

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This quick reference guide summarises the key components of HSWA including the roles and responsibilities of PCBUs, officers, workers and others in managing workplace health and safety risks.

Health and Safety at Work Act

Health and Safety at Work etc Act Employers are required to assess risks have policies and procedures in place to control those risks. If there are 5or more employees, the risk assessments are required to be documented. Whilst inspections are not a requirement under this legislation, they are recognised as part of providing a safe working environment. Elimination: 1 Redesign the job or remove a substance so that the hazard is removed or eliminated. For example, duty holders must avoid working at height where they can.

Substitution: 2 Replace the material or process with a less hazardous one. For example, use a small MEWP to access work at height instead of step ladders. Care should be taken to ensure the alternative is safer than the original. Engineering controls: 3 Use work equipment or other measures to prevent falls where you cannot avoid working at height.

Install or use additional machinery such as local exhaust ventilation to control risks from dust or fume. Give priority to measures which protect collectively over individual measures. Administrative controls: 4 These are all about identifying and implementing the procedures you need to work safely. For example: reducing the time workers are exposed to hazards e.

Personal protective: 5 Clothes and equipment: Only after all the previous measures have been tried and found ineffective in controlling risks to a reasonably practicable level, must personal protective equipment PPE be used. For example, where you cannot eliminate the risk of a fall, use work equipment or other measures to minimise the distance and consequences of a fall should one occur. If chosen, PPE should be selected and fitted by the person who uses it.

Workers must be trained in the function and limitation of each item of PPE. Any "Risks" are required to be reduced in a hieratical form. Find out more. PSSR Pressure systems. COMAH The Law. News and Insights View latest news and insights. Webinars and Podcasts Browse all content. Aviva Plc About Us.

Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974

Health and Safety at Work etc Act Employers are required to assess risks have policies and procedures in place to control those risks. If there are 5or more employees, the risk assessments are required to be documented. Whilst inspections are not a requirement under this legislation, they are recognised as part of providing a safe working environment. Elimination: 1 Redesign the job or remove a substance so that the hazard is removed or eliminated.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Please read our full cookie policy. The Health and Safety at Work etc. The act defines the general duties of everyone from employers section 2 and employees section 7,8 to owners, managers and maintainers of work premises etc for maintaining health and safety within most workplaces. There is, however, further specific legislation for business sectors that operate within a higher risk environment, such as the construction industry, chemical manufacturing, etc. The act itself is a primary piece of legislation set out by the government.

Health and Safety at Work Act

It lays down broad principles for managing health and safety in all workplaces with the exception of servants in domestic premises and many government bodies, which cannot be prosecuted under the Act. These Government bodies can be subject to Crown Censure proceedings. HSWA is an enabling Act , which means it is the legal facility under which other health and safety regulations, eg the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations , are made.

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  1. Diane P.

    (1) It shall be the duty of every employer to ensure, so far as is rea- sonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare at work of all his employ-.

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