To comply with the general duties under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, employers/the club must provide:

  • Safe equipment
  • Safe substances
  • Necessary information, instruction, supervision and training
  • A safe and healthy workplace
  • A safe and healthy working environment
Duties placed on employees:
  • Ensure their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their work
  • Co-operate with their employer in the health and safety matter
  • Not misuse or interfere with items provided for health and safety reasons e.g. using fire extinguishers to hold open fire doors.

For further advice on health and safety and what it means for your club go to the Health and Safety section of the Club Matters website.