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How your H&S committee will work

The best way to set out the basic rules and procedures of how the health and safety committee will work is to have a written constitution on what they will do to manage health, safety and welfare together.

This should include its:

ACAS link to external website can provide more information about committee constitutions, including a checklist on their website.

The idea is to create the most effective arrangements for your business, and co-ordination between the work of the committee and the health and safety representatives on the committee.

2019-11-07