Guide

What you need to do about health and safety

Introduction

Your business has legal duties to provide safe and healthy conditions for your employees, customers, suppliers and anyone else who could be affected by your activities.

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 offers an introduction to the essentials of health and safety for your business.