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Health and Safety Guide: Good Governance for Directors

The purpose of this guideline is to provide advice to directors on how to meet their health and safety obligations and to: 

  • demonstrate how directors can influence health and safety performance
  • provide a framework for how directors can lead, plan, review and improve health and safety
  • assist directors to identify whether their health and safety management systems are effective in minimising risk
  • encourage directors to create strong, objective lines of reporting and communication to and from the board.

 

Download the Health and Safety Guide: Good Governance for Directors [PDF; 272 KB] 

 

Last updated 5 April 2016

PLEASE NOTE

On Monday 4 April 2016, the New Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) came into effect.

HSWA repeals the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992, with immediate effect.

All references to the 1992 Act on this website and within our guidance will be progressively removed.