LRD Booklets July 2009

Health and safety law 2009

Introduction (518 words)

This year health and safety has been overshadowed by the economic downturn. There have been few major legislative changes but some significant additions to ...

1. The structure of health and safety law (4904 words)

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2. The management of health and safety at work (2923 words)

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3. Safety reps and safety committees (3193 words)

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4. The workplace and the working environment (3778 words)

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5. Hazardous substances (4582 words)

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6. Equipment at work (3034 words)

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7. Physical hazards at work (5080 words)

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8. Hours of work (4320 words)

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9. Occupational health, information and reporting (2803 words)

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10. Stress, bullying and violence (2527 words)

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Further information (610 words)

All regulations made since 1987 can be downloaded from the Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) website at: www.opsi.gov.uk, using the Statutory Instrument (SI) ...