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Health & Safety at work etc act 1974, UK

Health & Safety at work etc act 1974, UK

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Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974
 
Page 11 of 102 DOCUMENTS: UK Legislation (Health and Safety)/UK ParliamentStatutes/Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (1974 c 37)TOPIC SEARCH CATEGORIES: Legal duties; Managing health and safety; Employers;Managers; Public; Safety representatives
Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974
1974 CHAPTER 37
 An Act to make further provision for securing the health, safety and welfare of  persons at work, for protecting others against risks to health or safety in con-nection with the activities of persons at work, for controlling the keeping and use and preventing the unlawful acquisition, possession and use of dangeroussubstances, and for controlling certain emissions into the atmosphere; to makefurther provision with respect to the employment medical advisory service; toamend the law relating to building regulations, and the Building (Scotland) Act1959; and for connected purposes
[31st July 1974]BE IT ENACTED by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice andconsent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Par-liament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:-2 of 102 DOCUMENTS: UK Legislation (Health and Safety)/UK ParliamentStatutes/Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (1974 c 37)/Part I Health,Safety and Welfare in Connection with Work, and Control of Dangerous Substancesand Certain Emissions into the Atmosphere/1 Preliminary
Part IHealth, Safety and Welfare in Connection with Work, and Control of DangerousSubstances and Certain Emissions into the Atmosphere
Preliminary 
1 Preliminary
(1) The provisions of this Part shall have effect with a view to--(a) securing the health, safety and welfare of persons at work;(b) protecting persons other than persons at work against risks tohealth or safety arising out of or in connection with the activities of per-sons at work;(c) controlling the keeping and use of explosive or highly flammable orotherwise dangerous substances, and generally preventing the unlawful acqui-sition, possession and use of such substances; . . .
 
Page 2(d) . . .(2) The provisions of this Part relating to the making of health andsafety regulations . . . and the preparation and approval of codes of practiceshall in particular have effect with a view to enabling the enactments speci-fied in the third column of Schedule 1 and the regulations, orders and otherinstruments in force under those enactments to be progressively replaced by asystem of regulations and approved codes of practice operating in combinationwith the other provisions of this Part and designed to maintain or improve thestandards of health, safety and welfare established by or under those enact-ments.(3) For the purposes of this Part risks arising out of or in connectionwith the activities of persons at work shall be treated as including risks at-tributable to the manner of conducting an undertaking, the plant or substancesused for the purposes of an undertaking and the condition of premises so usedor any part of them.(4) References in this Part to the general purposes of this Part are ref-erences to the purposes mentioned in subsection (1) above.
NOTESInitial Commencement
To be appointed 
To be appointed: see s 85(2).
Appointment
 Appointment: 1 October 1974: see SI 1974/1439, art 2(a), Sch 1.
Amendment
Sub-s (1): words omitted repealed by the Environmental Protection Act 1990, s162, Sch 16, Part I.Sub-s (2): words omitted repealed by the Employment Protection Act 1975, ss116, 125(3), Sch 15, para 1, Sch 18.
Modification
Modification: sub-s (1)(c) modified, for the purposes only of enabling regula-tions under s 15 hereof to be made, by the Health and Safety at Work etc Act1974 (Application to Environmentally Hazardous Substances) Regulations 1996,SI 1996/2075, reg 2(1).
See Further
See further, in relation to the extension of the general purposes of Part I:the Offshore Safety Act 1992, ss 1(1), 2(1), and the Railways Act 1993, s117(2), (6).
Subordinate Legislation
Control of Asbestos in the Air Regulations 1990, SI 1990/556 (made under sub-s(1)(b), (d)).

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