Welcome to the POA Health and Safety Section of the POA website

Colleagues, welcome to the Health and Safety section of the website we hope that it will become a useful resource in assisting POA Health and Safety reps to make our workplace a safe and decent environment to work in.

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17 Jan 2020

Investigation of accidents and assaults by POA Health and Safety Reps

If there is an accident in the workplace the Health and Safety rep must be involved, this is covered within legislation under Regulation 6 of the Safety Reps and Safety Committee Regulations (SRSC) 1977 Inspections following notifiable accidents, occurrences and diseases.

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Being a health & Safety Rep

Become a POA Health & Safety Officer

Read more about how you can become a health and safety officer.


Find a wealth of Health & Safety resources, including guidance, presentations and games.