You and your site employer

Lesson Progress:
What your site and employer should do for you
1.Provide a safe place to work.
2.Provide safe plant and equipment, safe substances and materials, safe methods and systems of work, and safe and competent persons to work with.
3.Eliminate or avoid risks where possible.
4.Tell you about the hazards and the risks and how they will be eliminated or controlled.
5.Provide information, instruction and training so you can do your job safely and in safety.
6.Communicate with you and allow you to have your say.
7.Make sure suitable welfare facilities are provided.
8.Make sure personal protective equipment (PPE) and clothing is provided.

What you should do for your site and employer
1.Make sure you fully understand and follow the site rules and your safe system of work.
2.Avoid taking shortcuts or risks.
3.Go to and take part in safety inductions and briefings.
4.Co-operate and get involved.
5.Make sure you fully understand and follow all method statements and precautions.
6.Report anything you think is unsafe.
7.Make sure you wear your protective clothing and use any equipment correctly.
8.Report any damage or faults with protective clothing and equipment.