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Duty Holder responsibilities

Rawlos 3 years ago   Reply

Could someone kindly allocate where can I find, who is a duty holder and what are their responsibilities?

Clanger 3 years ago   Reply

If you enter definition of Duty Holders in to you Google search you will get the: Principles and guidelines to assist HSE in its judgements that duty-holders have reduced risk as low as reasonably practicable on the HSE web page giving details.


Clanger 3 years ago   Reply
You can find details about duty holders in the: Reducing risks, HSE’s decision-making process protecting people On the HSE web page
Bill Sowerbutts 3 years ago   Reply
That one is easy – in the L144 CDM ACoP
Ken Cain 3 years ago   Reply

Dutyholders are named in the regulations as those having legal responsibilities, each of the regulations states the different  legal duties placed on those who are responsible under that particular regulation

Duty Holders

In the context of Railway Group Standards, the term duty holders refers to Infrastructure Managers who hold a safety authorisation and Railway Undertakings who hold a Part B safety certificate issued in respect of the GB mainline railway.

Regulation 3(2)(b) of the 'Electricity at Work Regulations 1989? states that a 'Duty Holder' must:

"comply with the Regulations in so far as it relates to matters within his control."

Duty Holders

ASBESTOS The duty holder as defined by the legislation

"Duty to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises
4. - (1) In this regulation "the dutyholder" means -

(a) every person who has, by virtue of a contract or tenancy, an obligation of any extent in relation to the maintenance or repair of non-domestic premises or any means of access thereto or egress therefrom; or

(b) in relation to any part of non-domestic premises where there is no such contract or tenancy, every person who has, to any extent, control of that part of those non-domestic premises or any means of access thereto or egress therefrom, and where there is more than one dutyholder, the relative contribution to be made by each such person in complying with the requirements of this regulation will be determined by the nature and extent of the maintenance and repair obligation owed by that person."

Duty Holders

The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 Section 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9 places General Duties and Duties (responsibilities) on the Employer, Self employed, Employee and Managers of premises (Duty holders).

Section 2, 3, 4, 6,  of the Act place duties SFARP on the Dutyholder, whilst Section 5, 7, 8 & 9 places an absolute duty on the Dutyholder

Duty Holders

LOLER 1998

3.  Save in the case of regulation 10(1) and (2), the Regulations place duties on employers. In addition (not required by the Directive) Regulation 3 (application) places those duties on self-employed persons, and certain persons having control of lifting equipment, of persons at work who use or supervise or manage its use, or of the way it is used, to the extent of their control (regulation 3(3) to (5)).

Nick Sutcliffe 3 years ago   Reply

Duty Holders for what?

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