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The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992

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Accommodation for clothing

23.—(1) Suitable and sufficient accommodation shall be provided—

(a)for the clothing of any person at work which is not worn during working hours; and

(b)for special clothing which is worn by any person at work but which is not taken home.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph (1), the accommodation mentioned in that paragraph shall not be suitable unless—

(a)where facilities to change clothing are required by regulation 24, it provides suitable security for the clothing mentioned in paragraph (1)(a);

(b)where necessary to avoid risks to health or damage to the clothing, it includes separate accommodation for clothing worn at work and for other clothing;

(c)so far as is reasonably practicable, it allows or includes facilities for drying clothing; and

(d)it is in a suitable location.

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