Work Equipment: Employees' Duties in the Workplace.

Work Equipment: Employees' Duties


Employees have directly relevant duties under:

  • Section 7 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, which includes a duty to co-operate with their employer and other duty holders to ensure that the requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1992 are met;
  • Regulation 14 of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, which includes duties to report defects in equipment and to use it in accordance with training and instructions.
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