What it contains

This guide advises employers about their OHS duties to consult with employees about health and safety in the workplace. The guide explains how to put employee representation into practice. It covers topics such as:

  • how to establish and negotiate designated work groups in workplaces
  • ways to elect health and safety representatives (HSRs)
  • what duties HSRs should perform
  • employers’ responsibilities to HSRs
  • the role of health and safety committees
  • how to resolve health and safety issues in the workplace
  • what employee representation can look like using a case study as an example

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