Managing the asbestos risk to protect those around you.
Staff need to know how to work safely and protect others. Key to this is providing adequate health and safety training and information.
If you are an employer you must take into account an employee’s capabilities as regards health and safety when giving them tasks to complete. You must then provide adequate training when employees:
This training must be repeated periodically; adapted to take account of any new or changed risks; take place during working hours; and free. You may also need to provide other, more specific training in certain circumstances.
You must also provide employees with comprehensible and relevant health and safety information. This must cover:
In many cases, you may have to afford the same level of protection to volunteers as you do to your employees. This may mean providing them with relevant information and training where appropriate.
Generally, if someone is injured you may need to show that you have met your duty of care.
You will need to:
For more information about training and information, why not download our guide.