It is an employer’s responsibility to protect the health

It is an employer’s responsibility to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees. Employers must do whatever it takes to make it as safe for the employees as they possibly can. This means making sure that workers and others are protected from anything that may cause harm. Employers have duties under the health and safety law to assess risks in the workplace. Risk assessments should be carried out that address all risks that might cause harm to your employees.
Employers must give you information about the risks in your workplace and how you are protected, also instruct and train you on how to deal with the risks.
Employers must consult employees on health and safety issues.
It is the responsibility of the employer to provide the correct equipment for the employee and their job role. (Personal protective equipment or PPE)