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Preventing people from being harmed by work or becoming ill by taking the right precautions - and providing a satisfactory working environment.
Because health and safety at work is so important, there are rules which require all of us not to put ourselves or others in danger. The laws is also there to protect the public from workplace dangers.
Yes. To all business, however small; also to the self employed and to employees.
Inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) or your local authority. For Example:
They visit workplaces to check that people are sticking to the rules. They investigate some accidents and complaints but mainly they help you to understand what you need to do. They enforce only when something is seriously wrong.
No. HSE operates a confidential telephone information service called info line which is open Monday - Friday between 8 am to 6 pm. You can contact Infoline by telephone 08701 545500 or fax 02920 859260, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively you can write to HSE Information Services, Caerphilly Business Park, Caerphilly CF83 3GG.
It's likely you will if you employ anyone - contact Infoline.
It's the law if you employ anyone and you should display the certificate. See the free leaflet, Employers' Liability Compulsory Insurance Act 1969. A guide for employers HSE40, available from HSE Books on 01787 881165 or from www.hsebooks.co.uk.
Yes, the health and safety law poster (ISBN 0 7176 2493 5) if you employ anyone. Alternatively you can provide your employees with individual copies of the same information in a free leaflet called your health and safety - a guide for workers. The poster and leaflets are available from HSE Books.
Yes, and other incidents. For information on which ones and who should report them.
It's your business - So look after it!