health and safety commission meaning

  "health and safety commission" in a sentence
  • [Business]
    noun [sing.] (abbr HSC)

    in the UK, the official group that is responsible for the health and safety of people at work and for protecting the public from health risks from work activities

  • [Law]
    A body responsible for furthering the general purposes of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974,for example by advising and promoting research and training. It also appoints a Health and Safety Executive, which shares with local authorities responsibility for enforcing the Act and operates for this purpose through such inspectorates as the Factories and Nuclear Installations Inspectorates. See also SAFETY AT WORK.


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  1. He served on a number of construction industry bodies and on the Health and Safety Commission.
  2. She is also a member of the Occupational Health and Safety Commission and the Committee on Health and Safety.
  3. Though it formerly reported to the Health and Safety Commission, on 1 April 2008, the two bodies merged.
  4. She also served on the Health and Safety Commission and as vice-president of the National Childminders'Association.
  5. The judge cited Berge for failing to establish a health and safety commission to ensure proper working conditions for the singers.

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