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Relevant laws and standards

The law places an absolute duty of care on you to ensure the health & safety of all employees and visitors:

  • Under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, Employers have to ensure their employees, visitors, members of the public, patients etc., are kept safe rolex replica watches from harm and that their health is not affected. This means slip and trips risks must be controlled to ensure people do not slip, trip and fall.
  • The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999: build on the requirements of the Act and include duties on employers to assess risks (including slip and trip risks) and where necessary take action to safeguard health and safety.
  • The Workplace Regulations 1992 (Health, Safety and Welfare) require floor surfaces to be suitable by not being slippery so as to expose any person to a safety risk.
  • The HSE states, 'Any surface, whether wet or dry, shall have a coefficient of friction of 0.36 or above to be accepted as satisfactory slip resistant'
  • The Building Regulations 2000 Pt M, relates to the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) and requires for the installation of anti-slip flooring surfaces to be installed.

Sainsbury's Supermarket Limited have been prosecuted and fined £10,000, with costs of £11,042, for breaching S.2 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and r. 12 of the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 following a accident when the Bakery Manager slipped on a wet floor, sustaining serious neck and back injuries.

Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Limited has been fined £60,000 and ordered to pay more than £16,000 costs by Manchester replica watches Crown Court for breaching Section 2(1), Health and Safety at Work etc. Act, 1974 and for breaching Regulation 3(1) of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations, 1999. Following an accident when an employee slipped.

Teacher awarded £55,000 compensation after she slipped and fell on a ramp. Following the accident she was on crutches for five months and underwent intensive physiotherapy. The judge ruled that the council should have realised that the ramp posed a risk. He added that non-slip flooring should have been installed.

Kitchen worker slip costs employer over £36,000. When a restaurant worker fractured her skull following a slip, the Judge said "This was a very serious accident, one which was wholly preventable. Every employer has a duty under law to protect its employees from physical harm - something that [the company] blatantly failed to do. There had been four similar accidents in replica watches uk their kitchen during the previous 12 months, yet they still failed to act."

It's your duty to conduct a Risk Assessment on all your floorings, walkways, stairs, ramps, baths and showers.

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