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Health surveillance, emergency procedures, information and training

Updating author: Mary Lawrence, Osborne Clarke


  • Employers must ensure that employees are provided with appropriate health surveillance, depending on the risks to their health and safety identified by risk assessment. (See Health surveillance)
  • Employers must establish, and where necessary give effect to, procedures for any worker to follow if situations presenting serious and imminent danger arise. (See Procedures for serious and imminent danger and for danger areas)
  • Employers must provide employees with comprehensible and relevant information on specific health and safety matters. (See Safety information)
  • Employers are required to provide adequate health and safety training. (See Safety training)