In any work environment, whether commercial or not, the relevance of health and safety legislation is a must — it is a legal requirement. All employers must ensure that all activities have been suitably assessed for their risks and that any relevant control measures are then implemented. All accidents must be reported and a written health and safety policy is required where there are five or more employees.

Employers' Duties

An employer is responsible for the health and safety of all employees.

Employers must ensure, so far as it is “reasonably practicable”:

  • the health, safety and welfare at work of all employees

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