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Last updated on 15 November 2018
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It is good practice for you to carry out premises inspections to help you stay compliant with your statutory duties under health and safety law. Read guidance on your statutory duties and the areas that you should inspect, including asbestos management and fire safety.

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  1. Overall responsibility for health and safety lies with the employer
  2. Premises inspection
  3. Management of asbestos
  4. Maintenance of electrical equipment
  5. Fire safety
  6. Risk assessment resources from The Key

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