WORKERS HEALTH & SAFETY
All workers, whether they are permanent staff, agency or contractors, need to be aware of issues that affect their health and safety at work.
These web pages are about helping workers become more aware of the health and safety issues that affect them and their responsibilities, so they can play their part in improving health and safety in the workplace.
Did you know that:
- All workers have a right to work in places where risks to their health and safety are properly controlled. The primary responsibility for this is down to the employer.
- Workers have a right to join and be represented by a trade union.
- Both workers and employers have a legal responsibility to look after health and safety at work together.
- Workers who contribute to health and safety at work are safer and healthier than those who do not.
Whether you are a worker, safety representative, employer, trade association or trade union official, you will find useful information on: