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How can this site help you?

How the site can help you

This site makes life easier for you by providing the basic information on what you need to do in one place. It will help you get started in managing health and safety in your business.

Following this guidance is normally enough to comply with the law. You are free to take other action, except where the guidance says you must do something specific.

For some work activities there may be extra things you need to do. Throughout the site there are web links that will take you to further information on the HSE website.

Stop check!

This site includes ‘Stop check!’ boxes – they tell you when you may need to take extra steps and provide signposts to more detailed guidance and industry-specific advice.

Updated 2014-08-28