“H&S Legislations. •Management Of Health And Safety At

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“H&S Legislations • Management of Health and Safety at work legislation regulation 1999 • Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) regulation 1992 • H&S (Display screen equipment) regulation 1992 • PPE at work regulation 1992 • Provision and use of work equipment regulation 1998 • H&S (First Aid) regulation 1981 • RIDDOR regulation 1995 Management of Health and Safety at work legislation regulation 1999 This regulation requires employers to carry out full risk assessments in the work place and to make arrangements to implement necessary measures to keep its employees safe. The employers also needs to appoint competent people and arrange them for appropriate information like to set up emergency procedures and training for staff before they…show more content…
Provision and use of work equipment regulation 1998 This regulation deals with the work equipment and machinery used in the workplace every day. If you use or control any work equipment, then you are legally obligated to follow the regulations linking to the equipment you are using. People like employers, self-employed and those who are employed to supervise or manage the use of equipment are made to follow the regulations and if anything goes wrong they are responsible. This regulation is needed to keep people safe wherever heavy equipment and machinery is being used. This regulation ensures that all equipment is suitable for their intended use and to be regularly maintained to ensure safety. H&S (First Aid) regulation 1981 Health and safety a (First Aid) regulation 1981 require employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment facilities and personnel to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. In the event of a injury or sudden illness, failure to provide first aid could result in a death of the injured. The employer should ensure that the employee who is injured receive immediate first aid. Employers are required to carry lut an
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