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Document ID (ISN)51154
CIS number 89-17
ISBN(s) 0-11-883981-0
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Offices, Shops and Railway Premises Act 1963 [United Kingdom]
Bibliographic information HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1988. 3rd ed. 16p. Price: GBP 0.75 (GBP 15.00 for 25 copies).
Abstract Detailed abstract of the original Act (1963) and of regulations issued under it, for display in a prominent position in all premises to which the Act applies except covered market places. Contents: scope of the Act (offices, railway premises, canteens catering to persons working in such premises); general requirements (the physical environment, welfare facilities, passageways, machine safety, prohibition of heavy work, first aid); fire precautions; exemptions; duties of employers, occupiers of premises and employees; enforcement. A list of dangerous machines as specified in the Prescribed Dangerous Machines Order 1964 is appended.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; United Kingdom; railway premises; offices; shops
Descriptors (secondary) welfare facilities; responsibilities of employers; heavy work; machinery; first aid; responsibilities of employees; canteens; enforcement; law; prohibition of use; fire prevention
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Laws
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Office work
Rail transportation
Retail industry