New to health and safety?

HSE wants everyone at work to be healthy and safe – bringing money and other benefits to your business.

Health and safety is relevant to all businesses. So, if you are an employer – or are self employed – you are responsible for the health, safety and welfare of employees and any others who may be affected by what you do. This includes employees, casual or part time workers, trainees, customers, neighbours, sales people and members of the public.

What to do first

HSE aims to make it as easy as we can for you to make your construction site safe, healthy and legal.

Health and safety basics for your business shows what you need to do, step-by-step

Are you a…? shows people with different roles in the construction industry what their legal responsibilities are, and offers tailored guidance for:

What to do next

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Updated 2023-05-02