The committees are made up of managers and worker representatives who come collectively regularly to discuss problems with mutual concern. Any employees not in groups covered by trade union safety representatives should be consulted by their employer, under the Health and Safety (Consultation with Employees) Regulations 1996. The employer can choose to consult immediately with workers or by way of elected representatives. If the employer decides to seek the advice of workers by way of elected representatives, then employees will have to elect a number of folks to characterize them.
Where there are existing consultation arrangements which satisfy the legislation there is no requirement to vary them. A comprehensive record of topics appropriate for session is impossible to offer as it will rely upon the circumstances of every organisation and how these circumstances change over time. However, whatever subjects are chosen, they have to be related, clearly defined … Read More