Monday, October 16, 2006

Six pack regulations

Introduced in 1992, implementing EU H&S directives, and intended to provide a level playing field across Europe. In UK they were already effectively in place under the HSW etc Act 1974.

The six pack are
1. Management of Health and Safety at Work Reg 1999 (MHSWR)
2. Workplace (health, safety and welfare) regulations 1992 (WHSWR)
3. Health and Safety (display screen equipment) regulations 1992 (DSE regs)
4. Personal protective equipment at work regulations 1992 (PPE regs)
5. Manual handling operations regulations 1992 (MHOR)
6. Provision and use of work equipment regulations 1998 (PUWER)

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