Legal: Legislation and standards


All the following legislation applies to slips and trips to a greater or lesser degree.
  • Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974.
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.
  • Safety Representatives and Safety Committees Regulations 1977 and Health and Safety (Consultation with Employees) Regulations 1996.
  • Workplace (Health Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992.
  • Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007.
  • Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992.
  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002.
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.
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