General Health and Safety

For guidance on the general duties falling on an employer of a small or medium sized business, guidance is available on the Health & Safety Executive website where you can download a printable version or order a leaflet!

The site gives guidance on the duties falling on the employer, provides templates for writing a health & safety policy and examples and templates for carrying out risk assessments.

General Duties Will Include:

  1. Asbestos
  2. Electricity at Work
  3. Fire Safety
  4. Gas Safety
  5. Record Keeping
  6. The Reporting of Accidents
  7. Slips, Trips & Falls in the Workplace
  8. Manual Handling in the Workplace
  9. The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
  10. Lifting Operations and lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER)
  11. Smoke Free Legislation