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11.—(1) Every workstation shall be so arranged that it is suitable both for any person at work in the workplace who is likely to work at that workstation and for any work of the undertaking which is likely to be done there.
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph (1), every workstation outdoors shall be so arranged that—
(a)so far as is reasonably practicable, it provides protection from adverse weather;
(b)it enables any person at the workstation to leave it swiftly or, as appropriate, to be assisted in the event of an emergency; and
(c)it ensures that any person at the workstation is not likely to slip or fall.
(3) A suitable seat shall be provided for each person at work in the workplace whose work includes operations of a kind that the work (or a substantial part of it) can or must be done sitting.
(4) A seat shall not be suitable for the purpose of paragraph (3) unless—
(a)it is suitable for the person for whom it is provided as well as for the operations to be performed; and
(b)a suitable footrest is also provided where necessary.
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