Health & safety at work
The Health & Safety at Work Act covers all work places and defines the obligation of all employers and employees to ensure a safe working environment.
Employers are required to assess risks have policies and procedures in place to control those risks. If there are 5or more employees the risk assessments are required to be documented.
Whilst inspections are not a requirement under this legislation, they are recognised as part of providing a safe working environment.
Any "Risks" are required to be reduced in a hieratical form.