Plant & Works Engineering
Health and safety company helps ensure workplace compliance
Published:  27 March, 2014

Making the legal requirements for health and safety management interesting and engaging is key to raising awareness of its importance in the workplace. Research conducted by the HSE showed that the 1999 versions of the Health and Safety Law poster and leaflet were visually unappealing and rarely read.

The HSE has commissioned a re-design of both the poster and leaflet in a range of formats as part of its commitment to make health and safety information more accessible. The new design was introduced in 2009 and employers were given five years to implement the changes in their workplace. The deadline of Saturday 5th April for all employers to display the new 2009 Health and Safety Law poster is looming and Arco, a leading UK safety supplier is making sure that businesses arenít unknowingly caught out.

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