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Provide the right workplace facilities

You must protect the safety and health of everyone in your workplace, including people with disabilities, and provide welfare facilities for your employees.

Basic things you need to consider are outlined below.

Welfare facilities

For your employees' well-being you need to provide:

Health issues

To have a healthy working environment, make sure there is:

Safety issues

To keep your workplace safe you must:

You can find more detailed information in The health and safety toolbox: How to control risks at work.

Stop check!

There are specific laws relating to some higher-risk workplaces, such as construction sites. For more information, select your workplace from HSE's industries page.

Updated 2013-02-27