At Pinnacle Specialist Cleaning Services as part of our audited cleaning service, we strictly follow industry recognised legislations and regulations for every duct cleaning task that we carry out.
Below are a list of the legislations that we adhere to in every duct clean:
Health & Safety at Work Regulations Act 1974
This is an act to make provisions for securing the health, safety and welfare of persons at work. The act also looks at controlling the use of dangerous substances. This act also makes provisions for controlling certain emissions into the atmosphere in the workplace.
Health & Safety at Work Regulations Act 1992
This legislation makes provisions for health and safety in the workplace. This act includes the need for effective provisions to be made to ensure that every enclosed workplace is ventilated by a sufficient quantity of fresh or purified air.
The Management of Health & Safety at Work 1999
This legislation relates to the measures that need to be taken by employers in respect of the minimum requirements for the health and safety of employees in the workplace. This also includes the obligation that employers have to carry out a sufficient assessment of the risks to health and safety that their employees are exposed to in their working environment.
The Regulatory Reform Fire and Safety Order 2005
This legislation provides guidelines for employees to follow relating to fire safety in the workplace. This act includes the obligations that employers have to follow to ensure that the premises and any facilities, equipment and devices provided in respect of the premises are subject to a suitable system of maintenance and are maintained in an efficient state, in good working order and in a good state of repair.
The Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002
The COSHH 2002 gives provisions for employers to follow to ensure that the exposure of their employees to substances hazardous to their health is either prevented or adequately controlled. This act provides an obligation for employers to carry out suitable risk assessments to ensure that their employees health is not at risk due to the exposure of hazardous substances in the workplace.
The confined Spaces Regulations act 1997
This act provides obligations for employers to follow when the nature of their employee's work involves working in confined spaces. The obligations in this legislation include following a safe system of work by carrying out a risk assessment to identify necessary precautions to reduce the risk of injury. After the risk assessment the safe system of work should be implemented and all employees should be trained and instructed. There is also an obligation for employers to put in place adequate emergency arrangements before the work starts.
The Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulation Act 1995
The Food Safety Regulations Act 1995 contains the main requirements for the production of food for the public. This legislation includes provisions for all companies to follow for all processes that are carried out involving food. This includes the requirements for the premises where the food is made or stored in to be kept in a clean and well maintained state. This legislation also provides basic rules for the handling,transport and storage of food. This legislation also looks at guidelines for the hygiene of the environment of the workplace and the staff handling the food.