Health & Safety

UKLF participates in several Health & Safety Committees and, with the British Footwear Association and the trade union Community in the Footwear and Leather Industries Health & Safety Committee, has produced the following guidance documents:

Title

Description 

Date Submitted

A guide to the legal and management aspects of dealing with asbestos in the workplace
25/4/2016
Guidance on how to manage health and safety in the workplace
25/4/2016
Guidance on the legal requirements, process and benefits of investigating accidents and incidents in the workplace
25/4/2016
Guidance on the legal requirements for the control of Legionella in the workplace
25/4/2016
Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace
Updated guidance note for the footwear & leather industries on the management of bullying & harassment in the workplace
8/4/2016
Factsheet on the legal, moral and financial reasons for managing health & safety
16/7/2013
A guidance document on methods to detect and assess the early signs of adverse effects on the health of workers who are potentially being exposed to health hazards during the course of their work.
16/8/2012
A guidance document on establishing safe systems of work through examination of processes and the identification, minimisation of elimination of hazards
23/10/2009
A guidance document on managing employee absence and sickness and return to work
16/7/2013
A guidance document on the legal requirements for controlling substances hazardous to health in the workplace
1/11/2009
A guidance document on establishing a policy on permit-to-work system for the management of  high risk activities in the work place
1/11/2011
A guidance document on preventing slips, trips and falls in the workplace
1/11/2006
Guidance specifically for footwear factories and leather tanneries on the identification and control of hazards arising from work place transport
05/09/2008
Guidance note for the footwear & leather industries on the representation and involvement of workers in the managment of health & safety in the work place
28/01/2008
A guide to knife safety in the footwear & leather industries
22/03/2007
A guide to fire safety in the footwear & leather industries
22/03/2007
Guidance note for the footwear & leather industries on the legal requirements for working at heights

 

16/11/2006
Guidance note for the footwear & leather industries on legal requirements and safeguards for noise in the workplace

 

10/10/2005
Guidance note for the footwear & leather industries on the REACH Directive

 

19/11/2008
Guidance note for the footwear & leather industries on the legal requirements for electrical testing in the workplace

 

19/11/2008
Guidance note for the footwear & leather industries on the prevention of dermatitis in the workplace

 

19/11/2008