Does My Workplace Have to Have a Formal Health & Safety Representative?

Health and Safety Representative All employers have a duty to consult staff about health and safety in the workplace. This can be done either by consulting employees directly or via a dedicated safety representative who can act on behalf of the employees. Typically, most employers look to consult a single, or group of safety representatives…

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How to Reduce Workplace Accidents

Injuries in the Workplace Unfortunately, workplace accidents and injuries at work are a common occurrence. In 2014/2015, there were 611,000 injuries occurring in the workplace1 and 27.3 million working days were lost due to injuries and illnesses sustained in the workplace.1 Therefore, it’s important that employers and employees identify risks and prevent these workplace accidents…

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