Apart from the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 is there any other legislation that applies to health and safety training?

In addition to the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (SI 1999/3242), there is a considerable body of regulations governing health and safety training. This includes:

  • the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (SI 1998/2306);
  • the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 (SI 1992/2792); and
  • the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (SI 1992/2793).

There is also specific legislation governing health and safety training within individual industries, for example the construction industry.