What’s the big deal with health and safety?
There are laws that the government have passed regarding Health and Safety in the workplace of tourism organisations.
You will need to gain knowledge and understanding of the Health and safety at Work Act 1974 with particular reference to COSSH – Control of Substances Hazardous to Health and RIDDOR – Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995.
Below is a brief summary of Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974.
An Act to make further provision for securing the health, safety and welfare of persons at work, for protecting others against risks 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.