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Theatres And Clubs

Volume 885: debated on Thursday 30 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will take steps to ensure that those who engage in public entertainment in theatres and clubs, and are exposed to hazards such as electricity, are given similar protection at law to those who are generally employed in industrial occupations.

An entertainer working in a club or theatre will be protected by the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 when the general provisions of that Act come into operation on 1st April 1975.