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Legislation

It is important to know how workplace health and safety legislation applies to you.


Your Legal Responsiblity

As an employer you have a legal responsibility to protect the health and safety of your staff and other people – such as customers and members of the public – who may be affected by their work.
In general, employers must:

  • Make the workplace safe and eliminate or control risks to health
  • Ensure plant and machinery are safe and that safe systems of work are set and followed
  • Ensure articles and substances are moved, stored and used safely
  • Provide adequate welfare facilities
  • Give workers the information, instruction, training and supervision necessary for their health and safety
  • Consult workers on health and safety matters

CQMS have Free Information Sheets available on each of the following Health and Safety regulations which we can email you on request:

  • The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974
  • The Environmental Protection Act 1990
  • The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015
  • The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005
  • The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002
  • The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992
  • The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
  • The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
  • The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992
  • The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences (Amendment) Regulations 2012
  • The Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • The Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare) Regulations 1992