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.
|When does health and safety apply||Find out how health and safety law applies to volunteers (opens in a new window)|
|Managing low risk||Find out what voluntary organisations (opens in a new window) need to do|
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 Shops||Find specific information for Charity Shops (opens in a new window)|
|WorkWell Dorset Partnership||Find out about health and safety enforcement in Dorset|