Health and Safety at Work Act

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Health and Safety at Work Act

Legislation in the United Kingdom, passed in 1974, that established duties for employers, employees and others to create a safe work environment. The Act contains a number of provisions and obligations. For example, employers are required to provide information and instruction to promote safety, and employees are required to cooperate with employers on these matters.
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In order to meet our statutory obligation in relation to Legionella, Property Services has an ongoing programme of risk assessments that meet the requirements of Health and safety and particularly, the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1999, Regulation 6, Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, Regulation 3, Health and Safety at Work etc.
The main piece of health and safety legislation in the UK is the Health and Safety at Work etc.
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