Question and answer
state current relevant regulations and legislation relating to ppe
Legal duties and obligations around PPE The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 These regulations seeks to ensure that where the risks cannot be controlled by other means, [ Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is correctly selected and used. The Regulations do not apply where requirements are detailed in other regulations e.g. respirators in the Control of Substances
Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH). To view the full text of the above legislation online, please follow the links under Legislation. In addition, a number of other regulations have specific requirements for the provision, maintenance and use of PPE including: Control of Lead at Work Regulations 2002 Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2002 Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 Construction (Head Protection) Regulations 1989 The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. Under the general requirements of The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, employees cannot be charged or be expected to contribute for the provision or maintenance of PPE. ]
Expert answered|BRAINSTORM|Points 1689|
Question
Asked 4/1/2012 8:13:39 AM
Updated 11/11/2013 4:52:04 AM
1 Answer/Comment
Get an answer
New answers
Rating
0
The Current regulations and legislations: legal requirement in health and safety legislation for the provision and use of PPE where employees’ or others may be at risk.

• The Public Health (Control of Diseases) Act,
• The Public Health (Infectious Diseases) Regulations, 1998
• Health and Safety at Work Act, 1974
• The Management of Health and Safety at Work Act (amended 1994)
• Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) 2002
• Food Safety Act, 1990
• Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences (RIDDOR) 1995
• The Environmental Protection (Duty of Care) Regulations 1991
• Health Protection Agency Bill 2004
• Other new/current legislation that affects infection control
• Hazardous waste regulations 2005
• The Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulation (Department of Health,
1995)



Regulatory body standards
• NICE
• Universal precautions
• Other current Government and/or Health Department standards and guidelines
• Skills for Health Infection Control workplace competencies
• Other national standards and regulations that are current.

MLA Citation

"Cu311 the Principles of Infection Prevention and Control". Anti Essays. 9 Nov. 2013


APA Citation

Cu311 the Principles of Infection Prevention and Control. Anti Essays. Retrieved November 9, 2013, from the World Wide Web:
Added 11/11/2013 4:52:04 AM
Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
18,417,088 questions answered
Popular Conversations
If and has sides that are 5 times greater than those of , what is ...
Weegy: Solution: C = 2pi(r) 15.7 = 2(3.14)r 15.7 = 6.28r 2.5 = r A = pi(r^2) = 3.14(2.5)^2 = 3.14(6.25) = 19.625 ...
11/22/2014 2:32:51 PM| 3 Answers
. What is the value of 4 cubed? A. 24 B. 43 C. 64 ...
Weegy: The answer is C. 125,000,000 User: What is the value of 324? A. 1,048,576 B. 18 C. 128 D. ...
11/22/2014 4:52:09 PM| 3 Answers
It rained yesterday and is supposed to be sunny today. This is an ...
Weegy: It is an example of B) climate. User: In Hawaii, you can almost always expect 80°F temperatures and daily ...
11/23/2014 3:21:11 AM| 3 Answers
Who is the prime minister of India?
Weegy: Manmohan Singh is the 13th and current Prime Minister of India. User: National flower of India?
11/22/2014 1:28:06 AM| 2 Answers
One of the major advantages of VANs is cost. True or False
Weegy: What is false? Do you have a question for Weegy? User: True or False One of the major advantages of VANs is ...
11/22/2014 2:06:05 AM| 2 Answers
293.55 is 51.5% of what number?
11/22/2014 3:36:30 AM| 2 Answers
When purchasing merchandise for resale for cash, record the ...
Weegy: User: When purchasing merchandise for resale for cash, record the transaction in the Answer: Business documents ...
11/22/2014 6:52:09 AM| 2 Answers
The _____ is the smallest interval in Western music. half ...
Weegy: In Western music, intervals are most commonly differences between notes of a diatonic scale. User: Which types ...
11/22/2014 9:44:17 AM| 2 Answers
Which of the following best describes the advantage of having data ...
Weegy: a. The number of digits that can be included within the data best describes the advantage of having data ...
11/22/2014 11:03:31 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
1
L
P
C
1
P
C
1
L
P
C
1
Points 2381 [Total 14092]| Ratings 10| Comments 2281| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 1295 [Total 3581]| Ratings 0| Comments 1295| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
L
P
P
L
P
Points 718 [Total 14092]| Ratings 0| Comments 718| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 707 [Total 1228]| Ratings 6| Comments 647| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 504 [Total 536]| Ratings 1| Comments 494| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 222 [Total 6616]| Ratings 0| Comments 222| Invitations 0|Online
S
L
Points 150 [Total 1446]| Ratings 3| Comments 120| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 50 [Total 50]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 5|Offline
S
Points 46 [Total 46]| Ratings 3| Comments 6| Invitations 1|Offline
S
Points 40 [Total 40]| Ratings 4| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2014 Purple Inc.