The framework for health and safety management is shown in the HSE publication, Managing for Health and Safety (HSG65), which promotes the Plan, Do, Check, Act approach. HSG65 (or similar approaches, eg BS 8800 or OHSAS 18001) are now used by the HSE to test organisations’ compliance with the Health and Safety at Work, etc Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (MHSWR). The approach involves the following.
Employers must set out their policy for health and safety, ie their intentions or aims in respect of accident and ill-health prevention.
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