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The health and safety law poster

If you employ anyone, you must display the health and safety law poster, or provide each worker with a copy of the approved leaflet or equivalent pocket card. You must display the poster where your workers can easily read it.

The poster outlines British health and safety laws and includes a straightforward list that tells workers what they and their employers need to do. You can also add details of any employee safety representatives or health and safety contacts if you wish to do so.

The poster was updated in 2009 and all employers must display this new version, or provide each worker with a copy of the equivalent leaflet or pocket card, by no later than 5 April 2014. Employers can use the older poster or leaflet until then.

You can download free copies of the leaflet and pocket card, where you can also buy them in priced packs, or buy the law poster itself.

The law

Health and Safety Information for Employees Regulations 1989

Updated 2012-08-28