Monthly Archives: May 2014

For ‘L8′ read ‘HSG 274 Part 2′

The new HSG274 from the HSEHSC ACoP L8 has been under revision by the HSE for some time and the final part is due for publication on 8th April 2014.

The guidance is for duty holders, which includes employers, property owners, managing agents, or anyone else in control of premises such as external organisations that take on the Duty Holder’s role. It includes the identification, assessment, prevention and of control risks, the implementing, managing and monitoring  precautions, keeping records of precautions and appointing a manager responsible for others.

The guidance gives practical advice on the legal requirements and compliance of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work  Regulations 1999.

This new document will be available to download from the HSE website, but the printed version will not be available until later in the year.