Fleet operators have to meet an increasing range of legislative requirements, from safety to taxation. This section contains all the legislation that relates to the running of a company vehicle fleet. Use it to inform company directors about their responsibilities and to help you shape your fleet policies on risk management, driver safety and vehicle choice.
The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations cover specific areas of health, safety and welfare to supplement the general duties on employers under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. The aim of this legislation was to provide a consistent set of minimum workplace standards.
The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare)Regulations 1992 and accompanying Approved Code of Practice form part of the
“six pack” of regulations which came into effect on 1st January 1993. Employers have a duty to ensure workplaces
meet the Health Safety and Welfare needs of the workforce.