Summary: Complying With Statutory Regulations
Describe the roles and responsibilities of themselves and others under the Health and Safety at Work Act and other current legislation(such as The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations, Workplace Health and Safety and Welfare Regulations, Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations, Manual Handling Operations Regulations, Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations, Display Screen at Work Regulations, Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations)
The responsibilities I have as an employee means I have a duty to take care of my own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by my actions at work. I must …show more content…
Section taken from http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1999/3242/regulation/14/made
Describe the Specific Regulations and Safe Working Practices and Procedures that Apply to their Work Activities
The regulations and safe working practices and procedures that apply to my work activities are;
The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
The Regulation on Good Manufacturing Practices COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No …show more content…
o not store large amounts of flammable materials unless this
Is absolutely necessary.
Store flammable materials in an appropriate place that is within COSHH regulations. Turn off all electrical equipment when it is not being used unless
It is designed to be permanently connected to the power. Make sure that you do not leave material which could easily catch fire close to a source of heat. Make sure that machinery and any office equipment is well ventilated and regularly cleaned.
Describe the importance of safe storage tools, equipment, materials and products
It is very important to store tools, equipment, materials and products safely because it prevents them from getting lost, damaged or stolen. It can also help to prevent accidents, if the tools were placed in an incorrect area or left lying about , there is a possibility that someone could slip or trip over it and se3verely hurt themselves. Storing them safely also means it is easier to access them and find them for whatever work piece you are creating. This means the time spent looking for the pieces/ tools needed for the job is reduced which increases