Attention! Health and Safety specialists face fines imposed by the DoL!
Recently, the Department of Labour (DoL) conducted over 190,000 impromptu health and safety inspections. It even shut down a company for failing to comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA).
Employers have been warned that there will be many more inspections.
Don't let them show up at your door unannounced.
Ensure that employers and workers consult each other regarding the nomination, election, the term of office as well as the functions and appointments of Health and Safety Representatives.
For workplaces such as shops and offices, appoint at least one Health and Safety Representative for every 100 employees, or part thereof. And for workplaces such as factories, appoint at least one Health and Safety Representative for every 50 employees, or part thereof.
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Empower all your Health and Safety Representatives to:
· Carry out health and safety audits;
· Identify potential hazards;
· Investigate incidents in the workplace;
· Carry out inspections;
· Make health and safety recommendations;
· Attend Health and Safety Committee meetings;
*Those were 3 simple steps to take to ensure your Health and Safety Representatives are legally compliant with the OHSA.
But now that you know them, page over to Chapter H 01: Health and Safety Representatives i
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handbook to get your hands on nomination and election forms, appointment letter templates as well as health and safety checklists (for your representatives) for various workplace settings, including factories, construction sites, stores etc.
All this will help you to lay the foundation for your Health and Safety Representatives, after which you can begin implementing these 3 straightforward steps.
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