The role of the health and safety representative includes:
- representing workers in matters relating to health and safety;
- investigating complaints from workers;
- inquiring into anything that appears to be a risk to health and safety of workers and
- making recommendations relating to health and safety (Schedule 2 (1) of the Health and Safety a Work Act)
Health and safety representatives are entitled to two days training a year.
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