Legislation

We have added links here to useful H&S legislation but the list is not exhaustive, just some of the pieces of legislation commonly used. For enviromental legistlation please see below the table.

Subject Health & Safety Legislation
Health & Safety Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Health & Safety Health and Safety (Offences) Act 2008
Health & Safety Employment Medical Advisory Service Act 1972
Health & Safety Explosives Act 1875
Health & Safety Factories Act 1961
Health & Safety Mines and Quarries Act 1954
Health & Safety Offices, Shops and Railway Premises Act 1963
Health & Safety Offshore Safety Act 1992
Health & Safety The Confined Spaces Regulations 1997
Health & Safety The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015
Health & Safety The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012
Health & Safety The Control of Lead at Work Regulations 2002
Health & Safety The Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015
Health & Safety The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005
Health & Safety The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002
Health & Safety The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005
Health & Safety The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
Health & Safety The Explosives Regulations 2014 (Amendment) Regulations 2016
Health & Safety The Health and Safety (Consultation with Employees) Regulations 1996
Health & Safety The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981
Health & Safety The Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations 1996
Health & Safety The Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017
Health & Safety The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
Health & Safety The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
Health & Safety The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
Health & Safety The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
Health & Safety The Quarries Regulations 1999
Health & Safety The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013
Health & Safety The Safety Representatives and Safety Committees Regulations 1977
Health & Safety The Work at Height Regulations 2005
Health & Safety The Work in Compressed Air Regulations 1996
Health & Safety The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992

NB: It is important to remember that legislation may change so ensure you use the current legislation.

As with safety legislation there maybe different legislation for the area of the UK you are living so its best to check places like Netregs or the government legislation website found here.