Act , sometimes referred to as HSW, HASAW or HASAWA, is an Act of Parliament that sets out the framework for managing workplace health and. The Health and Safety at Work Act (HASAWA) lays down wide-ranging duties on employers. Employers must protect the ‘health, safety and welfare’ at work. “HASAWA – An Overview of the Health and Safety at Work Act” provides readers with an understanding of the Health and Safety at Work.

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This website uses non-intrusive cookies to improve your user experience. You can visit our cookie privacy page for more information. The Health and Safety Executive, with local authorities and other enforcing authorities is responsible for enforcing the Act and a number of other Acts and Statutory Instruments relevant to the working environment.

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Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974

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