, appliance, apparatus, tool or installation for use at work (whether exclusively or not). Employer's duties
shall ensure that work equipment is so constructed or adapted as to be suitable for the purpose for which it is used or provided.
In selecting work equipment, every employer shall have regard to the working conditions and to the risks
to the health and safety of persons which exist in the premises or undertaking in which that work equipment is to be used and any additional risk posed by the use of that work equipment.
Every employer shall ensure that work equipment is used only for operations for which, and under conditions for which, it is suitable, and that work equipment is maintained in an efficient state, in efficient working order and in good repair.
Every employer shall ensure that all persons who use work equipment have available to them adequate health and safety information and, where appropriate, written instructions pertaining to the use of the work equipment.