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Here we provide details of existing health & safety legislation with links to the ACOPS, ACTS and HSE Advice were appropriate and available.

HSE Advice To Local Government Enforcement Agencies

Knowing the detail of the criteria by which local environmental health officers make their investigations is of help to all Union safety Reps when raising issues with management. The HSE website contains up to date local area circulars (LAC) on a wide variety of subjects and working environments. - here

If as a Union Safety Rep, you feel there needs to be an area of legislation or advice which is not covered here, please feel free to contact the web editor via email

Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007

Display Screen Equipment Regulations 1992

Employment Relations Act 2004

First Aid

The Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998

The Health and Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments)
Regulations 2002

The Health and Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments and
Revocations) Regulations 2009

Human Rights Act

Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit

Office Environmental Health

Noise At Work Regulations 2005 (pdf Guide)

Working in Confined Spaces

Working From Heights

The Health and Safety Information for Employees (Amendment)
Regulations 2009

The Regulatory Reform (FireSafety) Subordinate Provisions
Order 2006

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005

The Smoke-free (Premises and Enforcement) Regulations 2006

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