Contact these organisations if you're new to the world of Health and Safety.
Health and Safety Executive UK-infoline 0845 345 0055 or link here
St. Johns Ambulance - First Aid at Work Courses, Firt Aid Training and a really good organisation.
link here http://www.stjohnsambulance.co.uk
Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM)
Institute of Environmental Management and Assesment ((IEMA)
United States Department of Labour Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) - 1-800-321-6742
or link here: www.osha.gov
Red Cross - First Aid at Work Courses
Laws and Regulations in the UK (this is only a sample, there are lots more)
Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981
Construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996
RIDDOR 1995 - Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurences Regulations 1995
LOLER 1998 - Lifting Operations and Loading Equipment
PUWER 1998 - Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
Manual Handling Operation Regulations 1992
The Noise at Work Regulations 1989
If you know of more recent legislation and can offer advice and information to this website, please contact the webmaster.