Information on how to carry out workplace inspections
Inspections are a key part of good health and safety management. They allow you to check that your workplace and work activities are healthy and safe. Workplace inspections help prevent incidents, injuries and illnesses.
An inspection helps you identify hazards or processes that are not working efficiently and decide what measures to take before they lead to an accident or incident.
Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 places the general duty on you to ensure the health, safety and welfare at work of all your employees. Employers need to provide
Carrying out inspections enables you to identify whether you are providing these.
The law also requires some specific inspections to be carried out. For example, the annual inspection and safety check carried out on gas boilers. Other inspections that the law states need to happen are
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