Health and safety legislation

The following briefings discuss health and safety legislation, and include topics such as CDM regulations, control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH), provision and use of work equipment, and safety regulations likely to affect IET members.

Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (CDM 2007) 

Produced by the Health and Safety Executive (will go to an external website)

Confined spaces Confined spaces regulations 1997

An introduction to the confined spaces regulations 1997

Control of major accident hazards regulations 1999 (COMAH) Control of major accident hazards regulations 1999 (COMAH)

An introduction to COMAH, also known as control of major accident hazards regulations

Control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH) Control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH)

An introduction to COSHH, also known as control of substances hazardous to health

Legal responsibilities and penalties  Legal responsibilities and penalties

An introduction to legal responsibilities and penalties set out on the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

Management of fatigue in safety critical staff Management of fatigue in safety critical staff

A guide to the management of fatigue in safety critical staff

Provision and use of work equipment Provision and use of work equipment

A guide to the provision and use of work equipment

Reporting injuries, diseases and dangerous occurances regulations Reporting of injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences regulations (RIDDOR)

An introduction to RIDDOR, also known as reporting of injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences regulations

Safety regulations likely to affect IET members Safety regulations likely to affect IET members

A guide to safety regulations likely to affect IET members

The supply of machinery (safety) regulations 1992 Supply of machinery (safety) regulations 1992

An introduction to the supply of machinery (safety) regulations 1992