415. The Safety Representatives and Safety Committees Regulations 1977.

415.     The Safety Representatives and Safety Committees Regulations 1977.

A recognised trade union1 may appoint safety representatives from amongst the employees2 in all cases where one or more employees are employed by an employer by whom it is recognised3. Where the employer has been notified in writing by or on behalf of a trade union of the names of the persons so appointed as safety representatives and the group or groups of employees they represent, each such safety representative has the following functions4:

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    (1)     to investigate potential hazards and dangerous occurrences at the workplace, whether or not