A breach of health and safety isan criminal offence, this can result in the company or the C.E.
O beingprosecuted by the H.S.E, if found guilty being imprisoned or fined. Each breachcan result in a fine up to £20,000, deliberately breaking the law or neglectingyour legal duties that result in the employee’s lives being endangered can leadto unlimited fines or/and imprisonment. Consequencesfor a breach to health and safety occur when an employee is put at risk ofinjury, an illness or death occurs and when steps are not taken to avoid arisky situation from occurring.
Examples of breaches to health and safety lawwould include, working at heights when there is a risk of falling and is notcontrolled. Also allowing unlicensed operators to use specified machinery orequipment.Consequencesto a breach of health and safetyTask 3(This provides evidence for M1) Prospects.ac.ukAcevo.org.ukTechopedia.comSterling-resources.
comSourcesof information 5. Employees-designing andimplementing cost-effective equipment modifications to help improve safety and reliability. 4. Project Supervisors- Completes construction projects byplanning, organizing, and controlling projects.
3.Health and safety manager-The role of the Safety Manager would beto advise the Directors and Managers on all safety and health matters, thiswould be to ensure the Company complies with its obligations. 2. Managing Director- is responsible for the performance ofthe company 1. Chief ExecutiveOfficer- ultimatelyresponsible for all day-to-day management decisions and for implementing theCompany’s long and short-term plans.
Hierarchyof BRAND mechanical engineering limited: Task 2 (This provides evidence for P2) careers.alot.comcareertren.comworksmart.org.uktheiet.orghse.
gov.ukSources of Information: 5. Managementof Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999- requires the employer to take andassessment of the risks to health of safety of their employees, this wouldprevent injuries like electric shocks fires and explosions.
4. ElectricalEquipment (Safety) Regulations 1994- this requires equipment to be safe and to meet therequirements of certain essentials. 3. Provisionand Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998- PUWER requires that equipmentprovided for use at work is suitable for use, safe for use, and used only bypeople who have received adequate information, if not some equipment may becomeharmful to employees. 2. The supplyof machinery (safety) regulations 2008- this regulation is concerned with the supply of safeproducts coming in from other countries, electricals that have notbeen PAT tested could cause harm to employees. 1.
TheElectricity at Work Regulations 1989- the aim of this regulation is to prevent death orserious injury to someone from electrical causes, electrical shocks are thedanger most associated with electrical engineering. Regulationson health and safety for- Sm Control Engineering Ltd (Control engineering) 5. TheControl of Hazardous to Health Regulation 2002- an employer has the duty to protectits workers from exposure.
This means they must assess the risksassociated with the use of chemicals and other agents, and must take necessarysteps to prevent exposure to risks. 4. The Healthand Safety (FIRST AID) REGULATIONS 1981- This legislation requires employersto provide adequate and appropriate equipment, to ensure that their employees receiveimmediate attention if they are injured at a workplace. 3. ThePersonal Protective Equipment at Work Regulation 1992- Wearing the correct equipment isextremely important as it will protect the user against health or safety risksat work.
An example would be falling objects, PPE would protect the employer asthey should be wearing a safety helmet. 2. Managementof Health and Safety at Work Regulation 1992- Require the employer to undertakean assessment of the risks to health and safety of their employees and otherswho might be affected by their work activity. 1.
The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974- If workers believe that theiremployers are exposing them to risks, for example breathing unsafe air, theyhave the right to make a complaint to the HSE.Regulationson health and safety for- BRAND mechanicalengineering limited (Mechanical Engineering)Task 1(This provides evidence for P1) Electricalengineering company- heeco.co.uk (Electricalengineering) Mechanicalengineering company- Sm ControlEngineering Ltd (Control engineering) Health and Safety Legislation andRegulation