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Supervising for safety in woodworking

Are you as good as you think you are?

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This leaflet is for supervisors in the woodworking industry. Its objective is to make them aware of their responsibilities and what can happen if they ignore them.

It contains a checklist for the supervisor to complete which highlights their responsibilities; actual quotes from people interviewed during HSE investigations who have been injured through lack of supervision; and asks the supervisor a series of questions to pinpoint particular areas of concern.

Updated: 2021-03-23