What the law says

Employees have general duties under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.

They must take reasonable care of themselves and others who may be affected by their actions and comply with their employers arrangements for managing health and safety.

If you are an employee or working under someone else's control, the law says you must:

How can you help to prevent slips and trips in your workplace?

Slips and trips resources

For more information on preventing slips and trips, visit the slips and trips resources page.