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Health surveillance, emergency procedures, information and training

Updating author: Ruth Wintersgill


  • Every employer is required to ensure that its employees are provided with such health surveillance as is appropriate having regard to the risks to their health and safety that are 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 their employees with comprehensible and relevant information on the risks to their health and safety, control measures, procedures for serious and imminent danger and danger areas and the identity of fire wardens and other staff nominated to help if there is an evacuation. (See Safety information)
  • Employers are required to provide adequate health and safety training. (See Safety training)

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