Friday, October 13, 2006

Duties of employees

Health and safety at work etc act 1974

Employees must
* Take reasonable care for themselves and others who might be affected by their acts or omissions,
* Cooperate with their employer or other person so far as is necessary to enable them to comply with their own statutory duties and requirements.
* Not intentionally or recklessly interfere with or misuse anything provided in the interests of health, safety or welfare.

Management of health and safety at work regulations 1999

Employees must
* Use all work items in accordance with the training and instructions that they have been given.
* Inform their employer (or a specified employee with health and safety responsibilities) of work situations that could present a serious and immediate danger, as well as any shortcomings that they might reasonably recognise in the existing arrangements for health and safety.

1 comment:

Stoker said...

Good luck with your studies