Diploma L3 Adult H&Sc Health and Safety

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1. • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 - businesses have to follow this legislation act to ensure they keep their employees safe from injury of harm. It outlines the guidance and recommendations of how to do this and who is responsible for doing this. These are; responsibilities of the employer to their staff, responsibilities of the employee to each other and safe working from employee to the public. • Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 – includes the safe moving of objects by a person on which training should be supplied. • Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 – include a wide range of basic health, safety and welfare issues such as ventilation, heating, lighting, workstations, seating and welfare facilities. • Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 – ensure employers provide adequate protective equipment for all of their employees. • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 – include guidance on safe equipment and machinery are provided for use at work. • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 – ensures that employers complete risk assessments, make arrangements to implement necessary measures, appoint competent people and arrange for appropriate information and training. • Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 – include mandatory information for first aid. • The Health and Safety Information for Employees Regulations 1989 – require employers to display a poster telling employees what they need to know about health and safety. • Employers’ Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969 – require employers to take out insurance against accidents and ill health to their employees. • Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR) – require that employers notify about certain occupational injuries, diseases and dangerous events. • Noise at

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