Workplace safety

Keeping your work activities safe

General workplace safety

Purpose: Summarising the basic requirements for a safe and healthy work environment, covering areas such as lighting, workstations and seating, facilities for rest and to eat meals, and maintenance.

Resource: HSE workplace health, safety and welfare

Additional resources

Work experience

Purpose: Health and safety protection during work experience placements.

Resource: Work experience guidance

Relevant for: Schools and services running work experience placements.

This guidance has been written for young persons, but the principles are the same for people of all ages.

PAT testing

Purpose: Controlling risks from the use of electricity to prevent danger and injury, and to comply with regulations.

Resource:Portable appliance testing (PAT) guidance

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