Health & Safety at Work

In order to comprehend the Health and Safety at Work Act of 1974, it is imperative to delve into its provisions and implications. This legislation serves as a cornerstone for ensuring the well-being and security of individuals within the workplace. By adopting a professional tone, we can explore the Act’s significance, its key components, and the responsibilities it places on employers and employees alike.

Objectives of this Module

The objectives of this module are to understand:
• Tell you how and why this became law
• Give you some basic knowledge of the law
• Discuss what you and your employer must do
• Talk about your awareness of Health and Safety in your role and workplace

Course Contents

  • Health & Safety at Work Act
  • Criminal and Civil Law
  • Timeline of Events
  • Proof in the Statistics
  • What do you need to know?
  • HSE – Health & Safety
  • What your Employer must do

  • Responsibilities Employee
  • Workplace activities MSDs

  • Manual Handling
  • Display Screen Equipment Regulations
  • Lone Working
  • Working at Height
  • Work Related Stress

  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment

  • PUWER 1998
  • Riddor
  • What to do if there is a problem?

  • Answers
  • Feedback

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