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Flashcards in Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 Deck (3):
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What is it?

primary piece of legislation covering occupational health and safety in Great Britain

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Aims

-safe working conditions and environment
-ensure the equipment we use is safe and appropriate
-ensure dangerous or potentially harmful substances are handled and stored safely

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Full compliance of

-H+S (first aid) regulations
-Fire precaution (work place) regulations
-COSHH (control of substances hazardous to health)
-RIDDOR (reporting of injuries, diseases, dangerous occurrences regulations)
-Ionising radiation regulation
-Environmental protection act