Accounting officers and senior managers responsibilities


Health and Safety responsibilities

The main responsibilities of Accounting Officers and senior managers are to:

  1. initiate safety policy arrangements for the promotion of good health, the prevention of injury to civil servants and the public and reduce loss or damage to property
  2. monitor that the health and safety policies are effectively implemented
  3. arrange for adequate funds and facilities to meet the requirements of the safety policy arrangements
  4. ensure that adequate advice on health and safety is available to all civil servants
  5. ensure that all civil servants receive adequate and appropriate health and safety training
  6. ensure that work activities comply with current health and safety legislation and standards
  7. ensure that the accident reporting system is operational and that all 'reportable accidents' are notified