734. Functions and powers of safety representatives in regard to offshore installations.

Each safety representative1 has the function (but not the duty2):

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    (1)     of investigating potential hazards and dangerous occurrences and examining the causes of accidents where the interests of the members of his constituency might be involved, or (in some circumstances3) those of any other member of the workforce4;

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    (2)     of investigating complaints by any member of his constituency relating to the occupational health and safety5 of any member of the workforce and (in some circumstances) of investigating complaints by any other member of the workforce6;

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    (3)     of making representations to the installation manager7 and, where appropriate, to every employer