Guide

Health and safety basics for business

Introduction

Your business has legal duties to provide safe and healthy conditions for:

  • employees
  • customers
  • suppliers
  • anyone else your activities could affect

Your business can also benefit from good health and safety at work. Effective health and safety practices pay for themselves. This is because they help you avoid staff illness, accidents and the associated costs. They can also improve your reputation with customers, regulators and employees.

This guide outlines employers’ health and safety responsibilities. It explains the business benefits of good health and safety. This guide also includes a video tutorial on meeting health and safety requirements