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Health & Safety Law - Comapny Requirements

These requirements are in addition to the duties an employer has under Road Traffic Law. e.g. The Road Traffic Act and Road Vehicle (Construction and Use) Regulations, which are administered by the Police and other agencies such as the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA),

  1. The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 requires you to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety of all employees while at work. You also have a responsibility to ensure that others are not put at risk by your Work-Related driving activities.
  2. Under the Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999, employers have a responsibility to manage health and safety effectively. They have to carry out an assessment of the risks to the health and safety of their employees, while they are at work, and to other people who may be affected by their work activities. The Regulations require that companies periodically review their risk assessment so that it remains appropriate.