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Document ID (ISN)65960
CIS number 96-131
ISBN(s) 1-85953-020-6
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Falconer E.
Title How to handle a health and safety inspection - When the health and safety inspector calls
Bibliographic information Technical Publications (Publishing) Ltd., P.O. Box 6, Hitchin SG5 2DB, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, 1995. viii, 53p. 16 ref.
Abstract This report provides guidance for managers, employers and the self-employed on the legal requirements for workplace inspection. Contents: outline of the United Kingdom Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and how the requirements are enforced; role of the manager (health and safety policy, risk assessment); role of inspectors (enforcing authorities, powers of inspectors, enforcement statistics); planned inspections (frequency of inspections, what the inspector is looking for); accident investigation and other visits (reporting of accidents and diseases).
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; enforcement; inspection; legislation
Descriptors (secondary) labour inspectors; hazard evaluation; role of management; notification of accidents and diseases; role of labour inspection; accident investigation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Labour inspection