HSE Passport Achieving legal compliance - Health, Safety & Environmental Passport
So, what do we know? <ul><li>That workers should be given basic H&S training to help achieve legal compliance with- </li><...
Who’s responsibility is it? <ul><li>Just one, or a combination of the following? </li></ul><ul><li>The agency? </li></ul><...
Lets look at each one individually <ul><li>The agency </li></ul><ul><li>Agency worker regulations 1973, Section 18: </li><...
Lets look at each one individually <ul><li>The agency </li></ul><ul><li>The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment ...
Lets look at each one individually <ul><li>The umbrella </li></ul><ul><li>Health & Safety at work Act 1974, Section 2: </l...
Lets look at each one individually <ul><li>The host company </li></ul><ul><li>Health & Safety at work Act 1974, Section 2:...
Lets look at each one individually <ul><li>The limited company/self employed contractor </li></ul><ul><li>Health and Safet...
So whose responsibility is it? <ul><li>EVERYONE’S ! </li></ul><ul><li>Under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and the M...
What are the obstacles to training? <ul><li>The agency: </li></ul><ul><li>May see the requirement as a obstacle to placeme...
Have there been any recruitment agency prosecutions? <ul><li>Yes there have, here are just two examples: </li></ul><ul><li...
How does HSE Passport work? <ul><li>Just 4 simple steps! </li></ul><ul><li>Log on to website </li></ul><ul><li>Take a 30 m...
What does the training cover? <ul><li>Health & Safety essentials! </li></ul><ul><li>Emergencies </li></ul><ul><li>Workplac...
On site induction <ul><li>All workers should receive an on-site familiarisation covering: </li></ul><ul><li>General Inform...
A final thought <ul><li>Disclaimer: </li></ul><ul><li>HSE Passport is designed to complement and simplify your existing He...
Please call Guy Schrecker on 07825 872181 if you would like to discuss in person.
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Hse presentation health safety_passport scheme_november 2011

  1. 1. HSE Passport Achieving legal compliance - Health, Safety & Environmental Passport
  2. 2. So, what do we know? <ul><li>That workers should be given basic H&S training to help achieve legal compliance with- </li></ul><ul><li>Health & Safety at work Act 1974 </li></ul><ul><li>Agency Worker Regulations 1973 </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate manslaughter act </li></ul><ul><li>RRO 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Duty of care </li></ul>
  3. 3. Who’s responsibility is it? <ul><li>Just one, or a combination of the following? </li></ul><ul><li>The agency? </li></ul><ul><li>The umbrella? </li></ul><ul><li>The host company? </li></ul><ul><li>The limited company/self employed contractor? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Lets look at each one individually <ul><li>The agency </li></ul><ul><li>Agency worker regulations 1973, Section 18: </li></ul><ul><li>Neither an agency nor an employment business may introduce or supply a work-seeker to a hirer unless the agency or employment business has obtained sufficient information from the hirer to select a suitable work-seeker for the position which the hirer seeks to fill, including the following information— </li></ul><ul><li>“(d) the experience , training , qualifications and any authorisation which  </li></ul><ul><li>the hirer considers are necessary, or  which the worker needs to  </li></ul><ul><li>have by law ” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Lets look at each one individually <ul><li>The agency </li></ul><ul><li>The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003, Section 19: </li></ul><ul><li>Neither an agency nor an employment business may introduce or supply a work-seeker to a hirer unless it has obtained confirmation— </li></ul><ul><li>( (b)that the work-seeker has the experience, training , qualifications and any authorisation which the hirer considers are necessary, or which </li></ul><ul><li>are required by law etc. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Lets look at each one individually <ul><li>The umbrella </li></ul><ul><li>Health & Safety at work Act 1974, Section 2: </li></ul><ul><li>2)Without prejudice to the generality of an employer’s duty under the preceding subsection, the matters to which that duty extends include in particular—; </li></ul><ul><li>(c)the provision of such information, instruction , training and supervision as is necessary to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety at work of his employees; </li></ul>
  7. 7. Lets look at each one individually <ul><li>The host company </li></ul><ul><li>Health & Safety at work Act 1974, Section 2: </li></ul><ul><li>2)Without prejudice to the generality of an employer’s duty under the preceding subsection, the matters to which that duty extends include in particular—; </li></ul><ul><li>(c)the provision of such information, instruction, training and supervision as is necessary to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety at work of his employees; </li></ul><ul><li>Regulatory Reform (fire safety) Order 2005, Section 21: </li></ul><ul><li>(1) The responsible person must ensure that his employees are provided with adequate safety training— </li></ul><ul><li>(a)at the time when they are first employed </li></ul>
  8. 8. Lets look at each one individually <ul><li>The limited company/self employed contractor </li></ul><ul><li>Health and Safety Executive guidance: </li></ul><ul><li>All workers are entitled to work in an environment where the risks to their health and safety are properly controlled. If you are an agency or temporary worker then your health and safety is protected by law and employment businesses (agencies) have a duty to make sure that they follow it. </li></ul><ul><li>You have a duty to take reasonable care for you own health and safety and that of other people who may be affected by your actions at work. </li></ul><ul><li>You must co-operate with your employment agency, the business where you are working, and your co-workers to help everyone to meet their legal requirements. </li></ul>
  9. 9. So whose responsibility is it? <ul><li>EVERYONE’S ! </li></ul><ul><li>Under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999, the host employer, the employment business and the temporary worker all have responsibility for their own Health & Safety and that of others who may be affected by their activities during assignments.. </li></ul>
  10. 10. What are the obstacles to training? <ul><li>The agency: </li></ul><ul><li>May see the requirement as a obstacle to placement. </li></ul><ul><li>The umbrella: </li></ul><ul><li>May see the requirement as cost prohibitive. </li></ul><ul><li>The host company: </li></ul><ul><li>May see training the worker as costly and unproductive time. </li></ul><ul><li>The worker: </li></ul><ul><li>Just wants to work and get paid!!! </li></ul>
  11. 11. Have there been any recruitment agency prosecutions? <ul><li>Yes there have, here are just two examples: </li></ul><ul><li>McGinley Recruitment Services Limited (MRS) </li></ul><ul><li>Fined £175,000 and ordered to pay costs of £24,000 to HSE after the death of a worker! </li></ul><ul><li>J & P Recruitment Ltd </li></ul><ul><li>Fined £5,000 and ordered them to pay costs of £800 after workers injured while on an assignment! </li></ul>
  12. 12. How does HSE Passport work? <ul><li>Just 4 simple steps! </li></ul><ul><li>Log on to website </li></ul><ul><li>Take a 30 minute interactive training course </li></ul><ul><li>Pass a 5 minute competency test </li></ul><ul><li>Upload photo </li></ul><ul><li>The ID card will arrive by post within 2 working days and be valid for 1 year </li></ul>
  13. 13. What does the training cover? <ul><li>Health & Safety essentials! </li></ul><ul><li>Emergencies </li></ul><ul><li>Workplace Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Use of DSE </li></ul><ul><li>Employee Health (slips, trips and lifiting) </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Driving Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Issues </li></ul>
  14. 14. On site induction <ul><li>All workers should receive an on-site familiarisation covering: </li></ul><ul><li>General Information </li></ul><ul><li>Who safety officer is etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Fire Procedures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Location of equipment, exits etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>First aid </li></ul><ul><li>Who is the first aider, where the accident book is etc. </li></ul><ul><li>An induction checklist can be downloaded </li></ul><ul><li>free of charge from our blog in pdf. format </li></ul>
  15. 15. A final thought <ul><li>Disclaimer: </li></ul><ul><li>HSE Passport is designed to complement and simplify your existing Health & Safety responsibilities, not to replace them altogether. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Please call Guy Schrecker on 07825 872181 if you would like to discuss in person.

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