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Volunteers

Most health and safety law refers to employees. It is strongly recommended, that people working as volunteers are given the same level of protection as employees.


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When does health and safety applyFind out how health and safety law applies to volunteers (opens in a new window)
Managing low riskFind out what  voluntary organisations (opens in a new window) need to do
Event Safety

Local guidance document for those organising small events (pdf, 641kb) (opens in a new window) . Specific information to assist organisations plan and run events safely (opens in a new window)

Charity ShopsFind specific information for Charity Shops (opens in a new window)
WorkWell Dorset PartnershipFind out about health and safety enforcement in Dorset
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