Duty of Care affects everyone who drives on company business. There are no exceptions! It's an obligation that a company is held under to ensure that it is complying with the legislation. UK Leasing and Contract Hire is leading the way in advising on this new legislation to promote awareness of the responsibilities of all company directors.
(PRWEB) April 28, 2010 -- In January 2009, the implementation of the Health & Safety (Offences) Act increased the penalties available to the Court for breaches of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (HSWA) and Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1992, (updated 1999) to further stress the importance of ensuring every organization takes a proactive approach towards Duty of Care. UKLeasingandContractHire.com has found there is a distinct lack of understanding surrounding these new regulations and is working to address the possibly frighteneing consequences of ignorance of these new laws. The key elements of the 2008 Act are:
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