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Are you an agency/temporary worker

All workers are entitled to work in an environment where the risks to their health and safety are properly controlled.If you are an agency or temporary  worker then your health and safety is protected by law and employment businesses (agencies) have a duty to make sure that they follow it.

HSE has published guidance, aimed at employment businesses and businesses that use agency workers. Find out how they should be managing your health and safety. There are particular issues the guidance highlights. Careful attention to them is a key to successful management of health and safety:

For general information on workplace health and safety, see:

2013-11-12