The requirements of the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 [the workplace regulations] that relate to provision of welfare within a workplace apply to the common parts of a block of flats.

The workplace regulations impose a duty on every employer to ensure that every workplace which is under their control and where any of their employees works complies with any requirement of the regulations.

Covering Topics

  • Summary
  • Provision of welfare facilities in workplaces
  • Provision of welfare facilities in a blocks of flats
  • Workers working away from base
  • Health risks associated with Decoration
  • Sanitary conveniences and washing facilities
  • Rest facilities
  • Facilities for pregnant women and nursing mothers
  • Drinking water
  • Mains fed water coolers
  • Changing facilities and accommodation for clothing
  • Welfare for contractors undertaking construction work
  • Further information

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