The Paper and Board Industry Advisory Committee is a tripartite partnership between Trade Unions, Industry and HSE. It represents the following sectors of industry:
The main PABIAC committee meets twice a year and the minutes of these meetings are posted online.
The committee has consulted with industry and has developed from responses new industry strategic objectives for the period 1st January 2012 to 31st December 2014. The objectives contribute to the HSE //Be Part of the Solution strategy.
The PABIAC committee will monitor industries performance in relation to health and safety through reports from PABIAC industry sector committees. Where issues relating to health and safety in the sectors are raised they will they will work with the sector committees to try and address those issues.
There are 3 PABIAC Industry Sector Committees (ISC) representing paper/tissue manufacturing, corrugated and recovered paper sectors that meet regularly during the year to devise, develop and implement actions to achieve the strategic objectives. The ISCs have input from industry, unions and HSE where necessary.
The structure of PABIAC is as follows: