Frequency and duration of inspections by safety representatives

The frequency and duration of inspections should be agreed between the employer and the safety representative at the start of his or her term of office and should involve the safety committee, if such exists. It is difficult to set down exact frequencies for inspections, taking into account the numbers of employees exposed and the level of risk. However, the following examples can be used as a guide to determine the frequency and time spent on inspections. The types of businesses listed below are indicative and not exhaustive.   Type…

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