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Document ID (ISN)59180
CIS number 92-1754
ISBN(s) 0-11-025051-6
Year 1992
Convention or series no. Statutory Instruments 1992 No.2051
Title Health and Safety - The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1992 [United Kingdom]
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992. 10p. Price: GBP 2.30.
Abstract These Regulations (made on 26 Aug. 1992) come into force on 1 Jan. 1993. They give effect in Great Britain to Council Directives 89/391/EEC (see CIS 89-1401) and 91/383/EEC (see CIS 92-6). The Regulations require employers to (a) make, review and record risk assessments in workplaces; (b) make, give effect to and, in certain cases, record appropriate health and safety arrangements; (c) ensure that their employees are provided with appropriate health surveillance; (d) appoint "competent persons" to assist them with carrying out their OSH obligations; (e) establish emergency procedures; (f) provide their employees with OSH information; (g) ensure that appropriate OSH measures are carried out when their premises are shared with other employers or when outside or temporary employees are present on their premises; (h) take their employees' capabilities as regards OSH into account when entrusting tasks to them; (i) ensure that their employees are provided with OSH training and information when necessary.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; plant safety and health organization; United Kingdom; responsibilities of employers
Descriptors (secondary) European Communities; work capacity; hazard evaluation; temporary workers; information of personnel; replaced; law; safety training in industry; safety officers; medical supervision
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Precarious employment