Workplace Regulations Duty Holders
The Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare) Regulations 1992 impose requirements on employers, landlords and any other persons having, to any extent, control of a workplace. Thus, these regulations give health and safety duties to such persons as regards matters within their control. Insofar as employers, landlords and other duty holders might fail to clarify areas of responsibility, all these duty holders risk breaches of these regulations, the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations and general duties under the Health and Safety at Work Act.
Employees have a duty in the Health and Safety at Work Act to co-operate with their employer and any other duty holder for the Workplace (Health and Safety) Regulations 1992. The employee must therefore co-operate so far as is necessary with any duty holder to enable the requirements of these regulations to be met.