What do I do to keep my workplace safe? What does my boss have to do?
Question & AnswerWhat do I do to keep my workplace safe? What does my boss have to do?
Know your health and safety rep and Health and Safety Committee
If your workplace has 6 workers or more, find out who your health and safety representative is or who is on your Joint Health and Safety Committee.
Their job is to help you understand the dangers in your workplace and make sure you can do your job safely.
They can also investigate dangers and recommend things your employer should do to keep the workplace safer.
It's a good idea to know who these people are and how to contact them.
If you have a or trade association, speak to them first. They'll have someone who can help with your safety problem.