Definition from the XpertHR glossary.
A model policy to set out the company's rules on personal protective equipment.
A model document to record the issue of personal protective equipment.
In Stark v The Post Office, the Court of Appeal rules that reg. 6(1) of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1992 (PUWER) imposes on an employer absolute liability for defective equipment. As a result, a postman injured when riding his Post Office bicycle is entitled to damages.
Singh v British Rail Engineering Ltd (EAT, 29.7.85) EOR5B holds that a requirement for railway repair workers to wear protective headgear was justifiable notwithstanding that it discriminated against Sikhs.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to plant, machinery and equipment (personal protective equipment).