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Health and safety for disabled workers and people who work with them: An easy to read guide

Authors: The Health and Safety Executive and the Equality and Human Rights Commission


This book explains the rights of workers to be safe on the job, and the role of employers in assessing risk of injury with individual employees. Click on the "Web Links" tab above to download the book as a PDF, it is laid out using large print and clear language written at a junior-high reading level to make it accessible to self-advocates. Though written by the Health and Safety Executive in Northern Ireland, the information presented here is relevant anywhere.

The contents are organized under the following headings:
-Who we are
-What this report is about
-Health and safety for disabled workers
-Disabled workers and risk assessments
-How to do a risk assessment
-What employers should do in a risk assessment
-What employers must not do
-Changes employers can make
-Do you want to tell us your story?
-Contact us
-Words list
-Talk to us

Taken from the brochure as viewed on 8/17/2010 at www.hse.gov.uk/disability/easyread.pdf

Contact Info:
Organization:HSE Information Services
Address:Caerphilly Business Park
Caerphilly CF83 3GG
Northern Ireland
Phone:0845 345 0055
Fax:0845 408 9566

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