5. More detail on managing risk

If you are a small, low-risk businesses, the basics of health and safety will help you put the right controls in place to comply with the law.

Our introduction to managing health and safety will help you decide where you need to do more and ensure you plan, monitor and review your control measures.

There is also separate, more detailed advice for larger and higher-risk businesses and organisations on managing for health and safety.

Employers in major hazard industries require more detailed arrangements for managing risks.

We also have guidance for those leading on health and safety management as an owner or a trustee of a large organisation.

The Regulations

You can read The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 on legislation.gov.uk.

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Updated 2024-03-28