Discrimination, minimum wage, health and safety, manual handling, data protection act, riddor, training, hours worked, redundancy and dismissal, disciplinary procedures, holiday entitlements 12 list the main features of current employment legislation the main features of current employment legislation are. The health and safety at work etc act 1974 (also referred to as hswa, the hsw act, the 1974 act or hasawa) is the primary piece of legislation covering occupational health and safety in great britain the health and safety executive, with local authorities (and other enforcing authorities) is. These regulations implement the model work health and safety regulations in the commonwealth jurisdiction and form part of a system of nationally harmonised occupational health and safety laws the regulations will apply to the commonwealth, public authorities and, for a transitional period, non. Contracts of employment and working hours health and safety at work accidents, health and safety law and workplace conditions payroll paye for employers, getting started, reporting and. Make a list then think about the main features rather than explaining each one eg health and safety (eg working conditions), equality and anti discrimination (eg equal pay, disability/sex/ race discrimination etc), protection from abuse (eg unfair dismissal, minimum wage etc.
12 -list the main features of current employment legislation employment rights equality and discrimination health and safety 13 -outline why legislation relating to employment exists to protect the rights of employers and employees by providing rules and regulations that must be followed. The occupational safety and health act of 1970 is a us labor law governing the federal law of occupational health and safety in the private sector and federal government in the united states. Health and safety it is a term of your agreement that the landlord must comply with any statutory obligations relating to the health or safety of the premises (residential tenancies act 2010 (nsw) (the rt act 2010)section 52(3). Labour act of 1974 to the passage of the labour, safety, health and welfare bill of 2012 (which awaits the presidential assent) a bill is a formal statement that is designed to be a.
The main features are as followed, minimum wage, hours worked, discrimination, health and safety, holiday entitlements, redundancy and dismissal, disciplinary procedures, training and union rights health and safety laws cover the work conditions, and minimum wage and other laws set basic compensation levels. The health and safety at work etc act 1974 (abbreviated to hswa 1974, haswa or hasawa) is an act of the parliament of the united kingdom that as of 2011 defines the fundamental structure and authority for the encouragement, regulation and enforcement of workplace health, safety and welfare within the united kingdom. The workplace safety and health act is a legislation relating to the safety, health and welfare of persons at work in a workplace find out about the act, what it covers and the responsibilities of the various stakeholders. Main features of current employment legislation a free updated guide to work related employee legislation is an invaluable bookmark this listing of employment legislation helps guide employers, managers, and human resource professionals. Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion.
While the main features of workplace health and safety are similar across each state and territory in australia, the laws of each have their own minor differences and procedures. Health and safety at work etc act 1974 is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 12 october 2018 there are changes that may be brought into force at a future date changes that have been made appear in the content and are referenced with annotations. Legislation and guidelines related to health and safety will be introduced p2 outline the main features of current health and safety legislation as. Safety management systems make health and safety an integral part of your business's core operations by designing, developing and implementing an effective safety management system, you will have methods for managing reporting, responsibilities, planning and resourcing to create a safer workplace.
The main piece of legislation affecting the management of health and safety in educational establishments across all sectors is the health and safety at work, etc act 1974 (hswa) this act provides a framework for ensuring the health and safety of all employees in any work activity. Mine health and safety act 29 of 1996 regulations under this act, national building regulations to provide for the promotion of uniformity in the law relating to. List the main features of current employment legislation the main features of employment legislation are: o employment rights o equality and discrimination o health and safety outline why legislation relating to employment exists legislation relating to employment exists in order to prevent the exploitation of employees by employers. The health and safety at work act (hswa) 2015 comes into force on 4 april 2016 this legislation replaces the health and safety in employment act 1992 (hse act) regulations in support of the hswa have been finalised, and will come into force at. The main laws which protect your rights at work to ensure that you are treated fairly what your employer expects of you, what you are entitled to in return for wages and the procedures you must follow to keep within the law.
Enabling legislation (legislation that gives appropriate officials the authority to implement or enforce the law) federal job safety law occupational safety and health act (a law passed by the united states congress that created the occupational safety and health administration to prevent employees from being injured or contracting diseases. Current employment legislation is aimed at three main categoriesthese are employment rights, equalities and discrimination laws,and health and safety. P2: outline the main factors of current health and safety legislation as applied in health and social care this leaflet will contain information for a booklet covering the main features of at least 3 current health and safety legislations as applied in a health and social care setting.
The health and safety policy is a requirement under section 2(3) of the health and safety at work act 1974 it is a crucial element in the promotion and maintenance of a positive health and safety culture and in achieving high standards of health and safety awareness at all levels throughout any organisation. • health and safety legislation question 3- outline why legislation relating to employment exists (113) legislation relating to employment exists to protect the rights of the employer and the employee.
Identify legistation relating to health and safety in social care setting current legislation and subsequent amendments may include: health & safety at work act the health and safety at work act 1974 is the primary piece of legislation covering occupational health and safety. Health & safety certificate courses understanding the basic principles of law relating to health and safety in the workplace know the main features of a.