Employees’ expertise can make a significant contribution to improving workplace health and safety.
Regular, proactive consultation can help identify issues in the workplace and build a strong commitment to health and safety by including all views in the decision-making process.
If employees are represented by health and safety representatives, the consultation must involve those representatives.
‘Employees’ includes independent contractors (and any employees of the independent contractor/s) who perform work which the employer has, or should have, control over.
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