Health and safety

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Duties of your employer

Health and safety laws clearly place most health and safety duties with the employer.

Health and safety - duties of governors

Governors of schools and colleges play a vital role in the management of health and safety and in the allocation of funds to ensure safety.

Health and safety training

The Health and safety at Work, etc Act 1974 requires employers to provide adequate information, instruction, training and supervision to enable work to be carried out safely.