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Control of Lead at Work Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003

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Information, instruction and training

11.—(1) Every employer who undertakes work which is liable to expose an employee to lead shall provide that employee with suitable and sufficient information, instruction and training.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph (1), the information, instruction and training provided under that paragraph shall include–

(a)details of the form of lead to which the employee is liable to be exposed including–

(i)the risk which it presents to health,

(ii)any relevant occupational exposure limit, action level and suspension level,

(iii)access to any relevant safety data sheet, and

(iv)other legislative provisions which concern the hazardous properties of that form of lead;

(b)the significant findings of the risk assessment;

(c)the appropriate precautions and actions to be taken by the employee in order to safeguard himself and other employees at the workplace;

(d)the results of any monitoring of exposure to lead carried out in accordance with regulation 9; and

(e)the collective results of any medical surveillance undertaken in accordance with regulation 10 in a form calculated to prevent those results from being identified as relating to a particular person.

(3) The information, instruction and training required by paragraph (1) shall be–

(a)adapted to take account of significant changes in the type of work carried out or methods of work used by the employer; and

(b)provided in a manner appropriate to the level, type and duration of exposure identified by the risk assessment.

(4) Every employer shall ensure that any person (whether or not his employee) who carries out work in connection with the employer’s duties under these Regulations has suitable and sufficient information, instruction and training.

(5) Where containers and pipes for lead used at work are not marked in accordance with any relevant legislation listed in Schedule 2, the employer shall, without prejudice to any derogations provided for in that legislation, ensure that the contents of those containers and pipes, together with the nature of those contents and any associated hazards, are clearly identifiable.

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