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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Why Report Work Accidents

Workplace Accidents Injuries at work can happen to anybody, whatever your role. In 2014/2015, there were 27.3 million working days lost due to injuries and illnesses sustained in the workplace1 Employers are bound by law to the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR). Who Is Responsible? RIDDOR requires all employers, the…

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