Lifting - Hierarchy of Controls
The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 changes have caused a rolling out of new Regulations. On of the most interesting of these is the new Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2016 (GRWM) which introduces Hierarchy of Control Measures.
Health & Safety at Work Act
What is a Workplace?
The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) defines a Workplace as:
A place where work is being carried out, or is customarily carried out, for a business or undertaking. Includes any place where a worker goes, or is likely to be, while at work.
A “place” can also include: