Explain the main points of health and safety policies and procedures agreed with employerNote:
HSE publishes guidance on a range of subjects (please see the end of this guide).
Guidance can be specific to the health and safety problems of an industry or of a particular process used in a number of industries.
The main purposes of guidance [ are:
to interpret helping people to understand what the law says including for example how requirements based on EC Directives fit with those under the Health and Safety at Work Act;
to help people comply with the law;
to give technical advice.
Following guidance is not compulsory and employers are free to take other action. But if they do follow guidance they will normally be doing enough to comply with the law. (Please also see the sections below on Approved Codes of Practice and regulations, which explain other ways in which employers are helped to know whether they are doing what the law requires.)
HSC/E aim to keep guidance uptodate, because as technologies change, risks and the measures needed to address them change too. ............ www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/hsc13.pdf
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Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 is the primary piece of legislation covering work-related health and safety in the United Kingdom. [ It sets out a lot of your employer’s responsibilities for your health and safety at work. [ The Health and Safety Executive is responsible for enforcing health and safety at work.All employers, whatever the size of the business, must: make the workplace safe prevent risks to health ensure that plant and machinery is safe to use, and that safe working practices are set up and followed make sure that all materials are handled, stored and used safely provide adequate first aid facilities tell you about any potential hazards from the work you do, chemicals and other substances used by the firm, and give you information, instructions, training and supervision as needed set up emergency plans make sure that ventilation, temperature, lighting, and toilet, washing and rest facilities all meet health, safety and welfare requirements check that the right work equipment is provided and is properly used and regularly maintained prevent or control exposure to substances that may damage your health take precautions against the risks caused by flammable or explosive hazards, electrical equipment, noise and radiation avoid potentially dangerous work involving manual handling and if it can't be avoided, take precautions to reduce the risk of injury provide health supervision as needed provide protective clothing or equipment free of charge if risks can't be removed or adequately controlled by any other means ensure that the right warning signs are provided and looked after report certain accidents, injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences to either the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) or the local authority, depending on the type of business ] ] Expert answered|scijoe21|Points 1905|
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