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Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 in the UK

The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 

  • abbreviated to "HSWA 1974", "HASWA" or "HASAWA"
  • defines the fundamental structure and authority for the encouragement, regulation and enforcement of workplace health, safety and welfare within the United Kingdom.
  • The Act defines general duties on:
    • Duties of employers
    • Duties of persons having control of premises
    • Duties towards articles used at work
    • Duties towards substances used at work
    • Exceptions for supply of articles and substances
    • Duties of employees
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