Everyone who works for you needs to know how to work safely and without risks to health.
As an employer, giving your workers the right information, instruction, training and necessary competence is not only a legal duty but can also contribute to the success of your business.
It is your responsibility to provide:
- information that is easy to understand and follow so workers are aware of the hazards and risks they face, the measures in place to control the risks, and how to follow any emergency procedures
- clear instructions so everyone working for you knows what they are expected to do
- adequate health and safety training that is relevant and effective. This should take place during work hours and must be provided free of charge
- an appropriate level of supervision, which is particularly vital for new, inexperienced and young workers