The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 19747
section 2, requires all employers
to conduct their work so their employees will not be exposed to health and safety
risks, and to provide information to other people about their workplace which might
affect their health and safety.
Section 3 places duties on employers and the selfemployed towards people not in their employment and section 4 contains general
duties for anyone who has control, to any extent, over a workplace. In addition, the
Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 19998
to assess the health and safety risks to third parties, such as tenants who may be
affected by their activities, and to make appropriate arrangements to protect them.