Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992
Workplace regulations are concerned with the working environment. They place a duty on employers to make sure that the workplace is safe and suitable for the tasks being carried out there, and that it does not present risks to employees and others.
The workplace regulations cover all aspects of the working environment, including:
- Maintenance of the workplace, equipment, devices and systems.
- Temperature in indoor workplaces.
- Cleanliness and waste materials.
- Room dimensions and space.
- Work stations and seating.
- Condition of floors and traffic routes.
- Falls or falling objects.
- Windows and transparent or translucent doors, gates and walls.
- Windows, skylights and ventilators.
- Ability to clean windows, etc. safely.
- Organisation, etc. of traffic routes.
- Doors and gates.
- Escalators and moving walkways.
- Sanitary conveniences.
- Washing facilities.
- Drinking water.
- Accommodation for clothing.
- Facilities for changing clothing.
- Facilities for rest and to eat meals.
The HSE has produced an Approved Code of Practice and Guidance booklet for this legislation. It is a priced publication, copies of which can be ordered via the HSE Books website.
First aid needs assessment
RT Training are willing to provide free telephone advice for companies wishing to carry out a first aid needs assessment; we also offer free on-site visits to companies with 150+ employees.
If you would like any further advice, RT Training is to provide free telephone advice to companies wishing to carry out a first aid needs assessment; we also offer free on-site visits to companies with 150+ employees.
If you wish to receive advice or an on-site visit please fill out our form below or call 03333 44 2176
In addition we provide e-learning workplace courses specific to industry; click here to browse or use our search tool.