Health and Safety at Work Act etc 1974 Part 1 Section 2


Health and Safety at Work Act etc 1974 Part 1 Section 2

The Responsibilities of the Employer

1.Decide what can harm you in your job and the precautions to stop it.. This is part of a risk Assessment.

2. Explain In a way you can understand, explain how risks will be controlled, and tells you who is responsible for this.

3.Consult and work with you and your Health and Safety Representatives  in protecting everyone from  harm in the       workplace.

4. Free of charge, give you the Health and Safety Training you need to do your job

5. Free of charge, provide you any equipment and protective clothing you need, and ensure it is properly looked after.

6.Provide toilets, washing facilities and drinking water.

7. Provide adequate First Aid facilities.

8.Report major injuries and fatalities at work to our incident Contact centre on 03453009923.Report other injuries, diseases and dangerous incidents on line at www.hse.gov.uk

9.Have Insurance that covers you in case you get hurt at work or ill through work. Display a hard copy or electronic copy  of the current insurance certificate where you can easily read it.

10.Work with any other employers or contractors sharing the workplace or providing employees (such as agency workers), so that everyone’s health and safety is protected.