Contact these organisations if you're new to the world of Health and Safety.

UK-

Health and Safety Executive UK-infoline 0845 345 0055 or link here http://www.hse.gov.uk/contact/

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)

USA-

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

COSHH

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.