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Review health and safety

A formal boardroom review of health and safety performance is essential. It allows the board to establish whether the essential health and safety principles – strong and active leadership, worker involvement, and assessment and review – have been embedded in the organisation. It tells you whether your system is effective in managing risk and protecting people.

Core actions

The board should review health and safety performance at least once a year. The review process should:

Good practice

Institute of Directors Health and Safety Executive Northern Ireland
Updated 2021-01-15