Need to follow health and safety laws

Need to follow health and safety lawsAfter a Barnet company employee died following a fall, all property owners have to be cautious.

Along with taking all the precautions when concerned to building insurance there is need to take care of the requirements set down by Health and Safety Executive, HSE.

The company whose employee died has been reported to breach safety and health laws. There were severe head injuries on the employee who died after falling from a stepladder.

After the hearing, HSE inspector Charles Linfoot said that areas where work is supposed to be done from a height, it is important to plan the work properly and assessing it is also important along with ensuring that proper equipment is also used because it has been seen that at various companies proper equipments are not used by the company and this puts the safety of employees in danger.

Section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 states, "It shall be the duty of every employer to ensure so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare at work of all his employees."