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Guidance, Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs) and Regulations

Guidance, Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs) and Regulations

| August 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Guidance,  Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs),  Regulations and how they relate to each other.       The purpose of this article is to explain how guidance, codes of practice and regulations interact with each other. A lot of confusion surrounds this interaction, in particular what is classed as law and must be done, and what isn’t (but you’re best off following the advice!) It […]

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What is the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 – A Brief Overview

What is the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 – A Brief Overview

| May 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

 What is the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974   Often referred to as HASAW or HSW, the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 is an Act of Parliament and the main piece of health and safety legislation in Great Britain. It places a duty on all employers “to ensure, so far as […]

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