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Health & Safety at Work Act 1974. Health & Safety at Work Act 1974. TEMPERATURE Minimum temperature of 60oF Windows must be opened or suitable ventilation eg fans etc TOILET FACILITIES There must be toilets available They must be kept clean Well-maintained

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Health safety at work act 19741
Health & Safety at Work Act 1974

  • TEMPERATURE

  • Minimum temperature of 60oF

  • Windows must be opened or suitable ventilation eg fans etc

  • TOILET FACILITIES

  • There must be toilets available

  • They must be kept clean

  • Well-maintained

  • Hot & Cold water, soap and towels must be available

  • Drinking water available


Health safety at work act 19742
Health & Safety at Work Act 1974

  • PREMISES

  • Floors, corridors must be kept clean, level and unbroken

  • FIRST AID

  • First aid box must be provided

  • Trained first aiders must be available

  • SEATING

  • Adequate seating must be provided

  • SPACE/STORAGE

  • Adequate space for each person

  • Storage space for work/outdoor clothing for each worker

  • LIGHTING

  • Natural light or adequate artificial light


Health safety at work act 19743
Health & Safety at Work Act 1974

  • Employers Responsibilities

  • To make sure that the workplace is safe

  • To control dust, fumes and noise levels

  • To look after employees welfare eg Health checks

  • To provide free of charge protective clothing and equipment

  • To provide first aid facilities

  • To keep records of accidents and injuries

  • To prepare a health and safety policy


Health safety at work act 19744
Health & Safety at Work Act 1974

  • Employees Responsibility

  • To take care of their own health and safety

  • To take care of other peoples’ health and safety

  • To work with the employer to maintain health and safety, eg attending training courses


Health and safety display screen equipment regulations 1992
Health And Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992

  • Employers Must:

  • Make sure that workstations and equipment meet minimum requirements

  • Make sure that employees have built in breaks or changes of activity

  • Train employees in health and safety

  • Check that equipment is safe

  • Provide eyesight tests and glasses if needed for VDU work

  • Provide information about Display Screen Equipment Regulations


Health and safety display screen equipment regulations 19921
Health And Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992

  • Employees Must:

  • Make full use of the VDU adjustments eg colour, contrast

  • Avoid possible health hazards, eg use back/height adjustments on chairs


Reporting of injuries diseases and dangerous occurences regulations 1995 riddor
Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR)

  • Employers must report certain injuries, accidents or incidents within 7-10 days to the Health and Safety executive

  • Employers can be fined for failing to report


Health and safety first aid regulations 1981
Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR)

  • Employers must provide enough first aid qualified people for their business

  • The Health and Safety Executive must approve any first aid training and qualifications


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