Responsibilities of a manager

The main responsibilities of a manager are to ensure that:

•  Managers understand the requirements of the organisation health & safety policy and procedures.

•  Employees understand the risks and control measures associated with their work and that contractors adhere to the same standards.

•  Appropriate documentation is available and up-to-date.

•  Employees understand their roles and those of others.

•  Performance is measured to check controls are working and standards are being implemented, and to learn from mistakes after things go wrong.

•  Employee concerns are listened to and acted upon.