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The Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999 The Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999

Risk Assessment • Risk assess for employees and others who may be affected (visitors, Risk Assessment • Risk assess for employees and others who may be affected (visitors, contractors etc. ) • 5 Steps – Identify, Decide, Evaluate, Record, Review & Revise • Suitable and Sufficient • Young persons

Principles of Prevention • • • Avoid risks altogether Assess risks which cannot be Principles of Prevention • • • Avoid risks altogether Assess risks which cannot be avoided Combat risks at source Adapt work to the individual Adapt to technical progress Substitution Develop an overall prevention policy Give priority to collective measures Instruct/train employees Develop a positive safety culture

Health & Safety Arrangements • Health & Safety Management system: – Planning – Organisation Health & Safety Arrangements • Health & Safety Management system: – Planning – Organisation – Control – Monitoring – Review • Record arrangements if 5 or more staff

Health Surveillance • When the RA shows the following to apply: – Identifiable disease/condition Health Surveillance • When the RA shows the following to apply: – Identifiable disease/condition associated; – Valid detection techniques are available; – Reasonable likelihood that disease/condition will occur; – Surveillance is likely to further protection. • Communicate to employees and reps • May require assistance of medical practitioner

Health & Safety Assistance • • Appoint one or more competent persons Adequate co-operation Health & Safety Assistance • • Appoint one or more competent persons Adequate co-operation between them Provide time and resources Appoint people in employment where possible

Procedures for Serious & Imminent Danger • Appropriate procedures – Inform staff; Stop work Procedures for Serious & Imminent Danger • Appropriate procedures – Inform staff; Stop work immediately; Not resume work where danger still exists • Nominate competent persons to implement • Restrict access where necessary

Contact with External Services • Procedures for contact in case of serious and imminent Contact with External Services • Procedures for contact in case of serious and imminent danger • Fire and bomb normally sufficient • Review and revise in light of changes

Information for Employees • Provide information on: – Risks identified by assessment; – Preventive Information for Employees • Provide information on: – Risks identified by assessment; – Preventive and protective measures; – Emergency procedures (and nominated people) – Risks from other employers • Provide information to parents of children on: – Risks and protective/preventive measures

Co-operation & Co-ordination • Where 2 or more employers share workplace: – Co-operate with Co-operation & Co-ordination • Where 2 or more employers share workplace: – Co-operate with other employers – Inform other employers of risks • Appoint H&S co-ordinator, where there is no controlling employer

Persons working in host employers undertakings • Provide contractors and their employers with information Persons working in host employers undertakings • Provide contractors and their employers with information on: – Risks from employers undertaking – Protective and preventive measures • Includes temporary staff from agencies

Capabilities & Training • Take account of employees capabilities • Provide adequate h&s training Capabilities & Training • Take account of employees capabilities • Provide adequate h&s training on: – Recruitment – Exposed to new or increased risks • Training shall be: – Repeated periodically where appropriate – Adapted where necessary – During work hours

Employees duties • Use machinery, equipment, substances, transport, means of production or safety device Employees duties • Use machinery, equipment, substances, transport, means of production or safety device in accordance with any training or instruction given by employer. • Inform employer of: – Work situation which presents a serious & imminent danger to health & safety – Shortcoming in protection arrangements for health & safety

Temporary Workers • Provide agencies, temps & fixed-term employees with information on: – Special Temporary Workers • Provide agencies, temps & fixed-term employees with information on: – Special qualifications or skills necessary to carry out work safely – Health surveillance required

New/Expectant Mothers • If women of child-bearing age and risks present which could cause New/Expectant Mothers • If women of child-bearing age and risks present which could cause harm, then: – Include in risk assessment • May be necessary to alter working conditions, hours of work or suspend employee from work (especially night work where GP provides certificate) • Women must notify the employer that she is pregnant (and provide a certificate)

Protection of Young Persons • Protect young persons • Do not employ them for Protection of Young Persons • Protect young persons • Do not employ them for work; – Beyond their physical/psychological capacity – Toxic/carcinogenic/radiation – Hot/cold/noise/vibration • Young persons can train in the above if: – It is necessary for their training; – Supervised by competent person; and – Risks are reduced to lowest level reasonably practicable

Exclusion of Civil Liability • Breach of a duty imposed by these Regs does Exclusion of Civil Liability • Breach of a duty imposed by these Regs does not imply civil liability except for Pregnant women and young persons • CD due to remove this exclusion