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Even though insurance protects you from health and safety claims, it does not reduce your responsibility to provide a safe work environment and to reduce potential risks. It is a legal responsibility to protect health and safety in the workplace, meaning that criminal charges could be brought in addition to a civil financial case, negligence or a failure to take certain actions may also invalidate your insurance policy.

BS EN 12453:2017

Now specifies all safety devices should be inspected at least every 6 months. Maintenance must be documented for the customer to prove that it has been carried out to the required standard.

The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998

Regular maintenance is a legal requirement for commercial and industrial installations under regulation 5 of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998. The duty is with the employer/owner to ensure that the machinery is maintained. There is an absolute duty to comply with the regulations and it cannot be ignored.

Health and Safety Executive

Under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, the minimum you must do is:

  • identify what could cause injury or illness in your business (hazards)
  • decide how likely it is that someone could be harmed and how seriously (the risk)
  • take action to eliminate the hazard, or if this isn’t possible, control the risk
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