About Occupational Safety and Health
Promotes safe working practices in all workplaces to prevent injury, disease and death.
- Ensures mandated safety and health committees and safety and health representatives to conduct self-monitoring and evaluation of workplace safety.
- Monitors mandatory reporting of all serious accidents and dangerous occurrences at workplaces and appropriate accident investigations.
- Ensures standards and promotes safety improvement in public, private and workplace venues through control and enforcement in areas such as: hazardous materials, tobacco, employee safety training, noise, building fitness, fire and emergency planning, first-aid provision and operations safety.
Categories: Department of Health, Environment, Government & Quangos, Health - Physical, Safety, Workplace