Everyone has responsibilities in health and safety, not just managers. In this section you’ll learn about them. Most importantly, you’ll find out about the 10 commandments of management responsibilities. Think about them and you won’t be far off track. By the end of this section you’ll be able to assess how well you are carrying out your health and safety responsibilities.

your responsibilities as a team leader

your responsibilities as a team leader

Team Leader: It’s your responsibility

Part of getting organised in health and safety is developing a system of responsibilities and accountabilities – what the HSE calls ‘control’. These are not just for managers – everyone has responsibilities in health and safety.

That’s so important, it needs to be repeated – everyone has responsibilities in health and safety.

So what are your responsibilities as a team leader?

You’ve already met them when you went through the section on the law – but here’s a summary of your key responsibilities.

What are your responsibilities as a team leader? Everyone has responsibilities in health and safety, not just managers. Most importantly, you’ll find out about the 10 commandments of management responsibilities. Think about them and you won’t be far off track. By the end of this section you’ll be able to assess how well you are carrying out your health and safety responsibilities.