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Health and safety consultation, first aid, insurance, reporting and safety signs

Updating author: Ruth Wintersgill

Summary

  • Employers are required by law to consult employees on matters that affect their health and safety. (See Consultation)
  • Employers must comply with first-aid requirements. (See First aid)
  • All private-sector employers and some public-sector bodies are required to maintain employers' liability insurance in respect of their employees. (See Insurance)
  • Employers have a duty to report certain injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences. (See Reporting)
  • Safety signs must be used in certain circumstances. (See Safety Signs and signals)

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