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RR135 - Health and safety responsibilities of company directors and management board members

The Health and Safety Commission have issued guidance (INDG 343 "Directors' responsibilities for health and safety") advising that organisations assign directorial responsibility to a Board Director and outlining the range of board level tasks. This report summarises the results of a 2001/02 baseline survey and a 2003 follow up survey of the extent to which there is board level direction of health and safety in large private and public sector organisations.

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Updated 2010-03-19