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Health & Safety Rep Vacancy (Birmingham New Street): Call for Nominations

28 February 2018

A vacancy has arisen for a health & safety representative at Birmingham New Street and TSSA invites nominations for this role from members based at the station.

If you wish to apply for this role please email georgel@tssa.org.uk for a nomination form. Closing date for nominations is 12noon on Friday 9 March.


The Role of a Health & Safety Representative


The main functions of a safety representative can include:
• investigating potential hazards and dangerous occurrences
• investigating complaints by members
• investigating the causes of injuries or 'near misses'
• inspecting the workplace
• inspecting documents relevant to safety in the workplace
• making representations to the employer
• representing members' interests in meetings with enforcement inspectors
• receiving information from the employer
• receiving information from enforcement inspectors
• being consulted by the employer about issues relating to health and safety in the workplace
• attending meetings of safety committees.


If you would like to know more about the role of a TSSA health & safety representative you should visit the Health, Safety & Welfare section of the Association’s website via the link, below:


https://www.tssa.org.uk/en/Your-union/health-and-safety/index.cfm

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