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Who is responsible for workplace health and safety?

Discover who is responsible for health and safety in the workplace and explore our list of health and safety responsibilities for employers and employees.

The Health and Safety at Work Act Explained

The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 is the primary piece of legislation governing workplace health and safety in Great Britain. Follow our guide to workplace health and safety legislation in the UK for a summary of the key policies and procedures and understand what you need to do to keep your work environment healthy, safe and compliant.

How to build your career in health and safety

Want to build a career in health and safety? Learn about the roles and the essential qualities, skills and training you’ll need to kickstart your career.

What is occupational health and safety?

Discover what occupational health and safety is, the legislation behind it and the responsibilities for employers and employees in the workplace.

Risk assessments: what they are, why they're important and how to complete them

Risk assessment is a primary management tool in ensuring the health and safety of workers (and others). What many people perhaps are not aware of, however, is that they are actually a legal requirement for employers and certain self-employed people.

What is COSHH?

Depending on your industry, you may have already heard the term COSHH used in reference to health and safety procedures. If you've been left wondering exactly what COSHH stands for or what these regulations mean for you and your business, read on for all the information you need.

A guide to NEBOSH open book examinations with exam example

Preparing for the NEBOSH open book exam? Find study tips, NEBOSH exam questions and more in our complete guide to sitting your test.

Risk Assessment Project Guidance

To gain your IOSH Managing Safely certificate, you must pass the examination and successfully complete a risk assessment project.