Health and Safety Representative

From WikiLabour
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Health and Safety Representative - (noun)


A health and safety representative can be appointed or elected by trade union members. They participate in the health and safety committee and can investigate potential hazards, investigate complaints, take up health and safety issues with the employer, carry out inspections, and represent workers in talks with management.


Source: Adapted from
Example of Use: In the UK if two health and safety representatives request in writing that they want to set up a health and safety committee, the employer must do so within three months.