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Name: Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (Chapter 37)
Country: United Kingdom
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1974-07-31
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Published on: Printed separately
ISN: GBR-1974-L-15179
Bibliography: Printed separately
Abstract/Citation: Makes further provision for securing the health, safety and welfare of persons at work, for protecting others against risk to health or safety in connection with the activities of persons at work, for controlling the keeping and use and preventing the unlawful acquisition, possession and use of dangerous substances, and for controlling certain emissions into the atmosphere; makes further provision with respect to the employment medical advisory service; amends the law relating to building regulations, and the Building (Scotland) Act 1959; and for connected purposes.
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