HSE's Legal (or 'L') series of publications all contain the Regulations in full, plus guidance in one, clear document. Some also contain the Approved Code of Practice (ACOP), which has a special legal status. These seven stand out as being useful across industries. Here is our Health and Safety Manager pack, providing you with seven essential L titles and saving you 20% on the collected price of the individual publications.
This pack includes:L22 - Safe Use of Work Equipment
The Regulations, commonly known as PUWER, place duties on people and companies who own, operate or have control over work equipment. PUWER also places responsibilities on businesses and organisations whose employees use work equipment, whether owned by them or not.L23 - Manual Handling Operations Regulations
This guidance is mainly for employers, managers and safety representatives, but may also be useful for employees.
L24 - Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations
- Employers must comply with the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, as amended by the Health and Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2002.
- The guidance explains how to avoid, assess and reduce the risk of injury from manual handling.
The book includes the Regulations in full, as well as the Approved Code of Practice and guidance. It will help employers understand the regulatory requirements on issues such as ventilation, temperature, lighting, cleanliness, room dimensions, workstations and seating, floor conditions, falls or falling objects, transparent and translucent doors, gates and walls, windows, skylights and ventilators, traffic routes, escalators, sanitary conveniences and washing facilitiesL25 - Personal Protective Equipment at Work: Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations
It provides guidance on the steps to take to try to manage risks without resorting to personal protective equipment (PPE) which should be used as a last resort. It includes details of specific areas of risk and examples of the kind of PPE to consider using where the risk cannot be adequately controlled in other waysL26 - Work With Display Screen Equipment
Scoping the main health risks associated with display screen equipment (DSE) work - including musculoskeletal disorders, visual fatigue and mental stress - it provides solution-based advice on avoidance and best practice regarding treatment and rehabilitation where they exist.L74 - First Aid at Work: The Health and Safety (First-aid) Regulations
This guidance is for employers. It sets out what you need to do to address first-aid provision in the workplace.
It provides guidance on:
L146 - Consulting Workers On Health And Safety
- managing the provision of first aid (first-aid kit, equipment, rooms etc);
- requirements and training for first-aiders;
- requirements for appointed persons;
- making employees aware of first-aid arrangements;
- first aid and the self-employed;
- cases where first-aid regulations do not apply.
This book gives you the law and guidance on how to consult and involve your employees and their representatives on health and safety matters at work. It explains the relationship between the two sets of regulations and how they affect you and your workforce; in some workplaces you may have to consult under both sets of regulations.