Health and Safety at Work Act


Health and Safety at Work Act 1994
The Health and Safety at Work Act was made in 1994.
The Act sets out the general duties which employers have towards employees and members of the public, and employees have to themselves and to each other.

  • Over 260,000 case listings.
  • Over 200,000 links to full text judgements.
  • It is made to keep people safe at work.
  • Revised from the original Act of 1974.
  • Employers ensure that all their employees and members of the public are safe.
  • Employers with five or more employees need to record the significant findings of the risk assessment.
  • All staff must be appropriately trained.
  • Make your workplace safe with no risks.
  • Make sure that equipment and things that are in the way are moved and stored in a safe place.
  • Take care of your own health and safety.

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This is a dangerous action because if this person falls of the shelf he would seriously hurt himself and this could lead him to not be able to walk again if he became paralyzed.
This is a dangerous action because if this person falls of the shelf he would seriously hurt himself and this could lead him to not be able to walk again if he became paralyzed.




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