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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. On 4 april 2016, the health and safety at work act 2015 (hsw act) came into force, making the health and safety responsibilities of those in the workplace clearer to. The health and safety at work etc act 1974 is an act of the parliament of the united kingdom that as of 2011 defines the fundamental structure and authority for the. Contents work health and safety act 2011 page 2 subdivision 2 what is reasonably practicable 18 what is reasonably practicable in ensuring health and safety 24.
The health and safety at work act 2015 is new zealand's workplace health and safety law it came into effect on 4 april 2016. What is the safety, health and welfare at work act 2005 the safety, health and welfare at work act 2005, which repealed and replaced the safety, health and welfare.
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