If you are in control of a work premises, you have a duty to make sure it is safe for those working there. This includes safe access and any equipment or substances provided must be safe to use.
If the control of a site / venue is shared, the respective responsibilities should be clearly defined and assigned. Put in place effective liaison arrangements on health and safety matters and share safety-related information, eg the location of buried services.
Find out more
- The health and safety toolbox: How to control risks at work
- Workplace health, safety and welfare. Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992. Approved Code of Practice
- Managing Health and Safety: Five Steps to Success