by Lee Kennedy
January 23, 2018
When we visit our customers in the motor trade, one question we are asked about is ‘what needs to be put on our notice boards?’
We do have a legal obligation to display a Health and Safety Law poster.
This is under Health and Safety Information for Employees Regulations 1989 (HSIER). This poster tells us about our legal rights as employers and our obligations as employees. There is an optional section at the bottom of the page to fill out any details regarding health and safety representatives on site and any health and safety contacts, such as external advisors that you may have.
This poster should be displayed in a prominent place for your team, we recommend it is displayed in welfare facilities provided in your workplace.
Posters can be obtained online from:
Strangely, costs vary from up to £20 to £5, please ensure you are purchasing a genuine poster.
We still see the old posters displayed in some workplaces. Since 2014, this poster is no longer valid, if your poster looks like, here is a comparison below.
A notice board is a useful place to display other items related to health and safety in your workplace here is a list of items you should have displayed.
Depending on the hazards in your workplace, you can raise awareness by displaying posters on the following subjects;
People react to information and learning in different ways, some people take things in visually and others are stimulated by practical learning and doing.
By placing items of information across the workplace, we are passively raising awareness. If you already have your Health & Safety Law posters displayed and want to add to this, work your way through the list above. If you are looking for safety posters try the following;
KVF Consultants are currently working with another Salisbury based business T Signs, to provide a bespoke package to include the following;
Lawrence and his team at T Signs already stock a large selection of safety signs and can be reached at www.tsigns.co.uk
I hope you have found this useful? If you would like any further support or have any questions, go to our contact page on our website