Health & Safety Legislation

Detailed in the tabs below you will find Health and Safety Legislation and best practice information in place within your Board.

National Services Scotland

NSS Risk Assessment Procedure and Form

NSS has appointed Health and Safety and Occupational Health Professionals to advise managers and staff of their legal obligations, and to provide advice and support in tackling problems relating to occupational health, safety and welfare. 

Equally their role is to update management on all current legislation and best practice to assist the Organisation in meeting its legal obligations.

NSS Policy

  • NSS Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing Policy
  • NSS Statement of Intent


NHS 24

NHS 24 regards Health and Safety as of equal importance to operational and other service objectives including business ethics, and it is an integral part of the roles of our employees.

Public Health Scotland

Here you will be able to obtain the interim Health and Safety Policy for Public Health Scotland.

Within the policy document it identifies the Health & Safety arrangements required within the interim period of 6 months. During this 6-month period work will be completed to identify key health and safety individuals, committee members and working assessors as well as developing ne procedures and processes specific to our new organisation.

Further information will be populated on this page once your Board Health and Safety arrangements are developed.

If you require additional information you can contact the NSS Health & Safety Advisors through HR Connect Contact Us / Health and Safety.

Scottish Ambulance Service

This policy is produced to put in place arrangements to effectively control work activities where vibration occurs, e.g. using vibrating equipment.