On 6 April 2009, HSE published a new version of its approved health and safety law poster. The new poster and pocket card set out in simple terms,
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The relevant regulations are the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992. Regulation 4 states: Every employer shall ensure that suitable personal protective equipment is provided to his employees who may be exposed to a risk to their health or safety while at work.
The Construction, Design and Management (CDM) 2007 Regulations apply to most common building, civil engineering and engineering construction work.
HSE welcomes people of all nationalities and ethnic backgrounds to its web site.
The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 lay down particular requirements for most aspects of the working environment.
The findings of your first-aid needs assessment will help you decide how many first-aiders are required.
Our publication Five Steps to Risk Assessment tells you how to do a risk assessment for occupational health and safety.
Our publication Five Steps to Risk Assessment tells you how to do a risk assessment for occupational health and safety. This is not the only way to do a risk assessment, you can now use the Risk Assessment and Policy Template.
All construction workers have a right to work on sites where they do not get hurt or ill through work. This website will help overseas construction worker
The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (as amended) set no specific requirements such as weight limits.
The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 lay down particular requirements for most aspects of the working environment. Regulation 7 of these Regulations deals specifically with the temperature in indoor workplaces.
The Reporting of Injuries Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR) require the reporting of deaths or major injuries, over 3 days injuries, certain diseases and certain dangerous occurrences.
Fixed Term appointment to end of March 2010, with the possibility of an extension to end of March 2011, subject to funding. Full or part-time hours considered.
The forms website has been rebranded, new design, new features, better navigation. The range of forms support legislation
The molten metal explosions safety alert ” Risk from molten metal explosion due to water contamination” is now also available in additional languages
HSE has issued a safety alert to industry after a Polish worker died from multiple organ failure after suffering 80% burns caused by a molten metal explosion
Audio broadcasts from HSE. This episode: behind the scenes at Infoline – Professor Cooper talks about
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HSE has launched a new bi-lingual website aimed at keeping people working in Wales up to date with
Guidance and advice for employers, focussing on the key risks that migrant workers face and