'Your health and safety supervisor plays a vital role in your company. They plan, organise, lead and control your employees. As such, they must be properly equipped to perform their duties,' Health and Safety Advisor.
Revealed: Your health and safety supervisor's main responsibilities
According to the Health and Safety Advisor, your health and safety supervisor has three main areas of responsibility:
This means he must co-ordinate emergency contingency planning exercises, issue and explain the use of personal protective clothing (PPC) and personal protective equipment (PPE) and supervise work processes, induction and work training.
While your health and safety supervisor is responsible for the above duties, it's your primary responsibility to train him and make him aware of his duties. Doing this will help ensure he plays an important role regarding health and safety in your workplace.
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