Legislations in Health, Safety and Security

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  • Health, Safety and security: Legislations
    • Health and Safety at work Act (HASAWA)1974
      • Encourages professionals work in partnership with other professionals to share information about an individual if required
    • Management of Health and Safety at work regulations(MHSWR) 1999
      • This Act puts duties on the employer
    • Food Safety Act 1990
      • Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1995
        • Requires potential food hazards to be identified
      • Ensures food labels are kept in case of an incident
    • Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
      • Ensures that managers avoid manual handling
    • Reporting of Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) 2013
      • Employers should report and record any incidents and keep them for 3 years
    • Data Protection Act 1998
      • This Act ensures security of personal information
    • Control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH) 2002
      • Risk assessments should be carried out to minimise exposure to hazardous substances
    • Civil contingencies Act 2004
      • Organisations are encouraged to work together  to plan how to respond to local and national emergencies
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