Do you even know what a Health and Safety Rep is and why you should have one?
I write to you daily about all sorts of health and safety issues and topics. And I know sometimes I throw around a lot of terms quite loosely...
Like health and safety rep...
And it occurred to me, some readers may be new to my daily bulletin.
And some may be new to their health and safety position. Some may even be small business owners who are just learning about health and safety laws they are supposed to be complying with in their company.
So, if you are one of those readers…. Today's bulletin is for you.
I'm going to tell you all you need to know about the term 'Health and Safety Representative' and why you should have at least one …
So, what is a Health and Safety Representative?
It's a full-time worker, you've nominated, elected or designated in writing.
You and your employees should consult and agree about who to elect as Health and Safety Representatives.
The Health and Safety Advisor gives you everything you need to legally elect and nominate a health and safety rep. Simply click here for all the nomination forms and appointment letters you need.
Remember, you need to have a certain number of Health and Safety Reps in your business, depending on your business size. Click here to find out how many you need in your business.
Plus, it even matters WHEN you appoint your Rep. You must designate your Representatives within four months of your business starting. Click here to find out when to designate your representative if you have 20 or more employees…
Now let's take a look at why you should have a Health and Safety Rep…
The ONE reason you should have a health and safety rep
Not only is it required by law… Just imagine if you had to manage the health and safety processes in your own company. Imagine you had to check if all your employees were obeying your procedures and working safely. Imagine you had to inspect the work they were doing, or check they are wearing their PPE. Do you have the TIME for this?
That's it…. Save yourself time and appoint your Health and Safety Rep today! The Health and Safety Advisor will give you every single nomination form, inspection checklist, task that your Health and Safety Rep needs!