Employees Duties.

If you are an employee, work in or visit a workplace, you have legal duties;

  • You have a duty to take care for your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by your acts or omissions whilst at work.
  • Workers must co-operate with employers and co-workers to help everyone meet their legal requirements .
  • You must not interfere or damage anything provided in the interest of health and safety.

Related specifically to Fire;

  • You should know what to do including how to raise the alarm, if there is a fire.
  • Keep exit routes and access to fire points clear at all times.
  • You should store materials and fuels in designated areas.
  • Ensure good housekeeping and clean up any waste.
  • Report anything you feel might be a fire risk.
  • Do not move fire extinguishers or signage from their designated fire points.
  • You must only smoke in designated areas.