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Health and Safety representation (G4-LA5-b)

What percentage of the total workforce is represented in formal joint management-worker health and safety committees that help monitor and advise on occupational health and safety programs?
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Researched
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Number
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Range
1-100
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Unknown
Research Policy
Community Assessed
Report Type
Corporate Social Responsibility Report

This metric is based on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 Guidelines.G4-LA5 - ‘Percentage of total workforce represented in formal joint management–worker health and safety committees that help monitor and advise on occupational health and safety programs’. This disclosure is broader than depicted within the metric description. It also asks for:

G4-L5-a. The level at which each formal joint management-worker health and safety committee typically operates within the
organization.

A health and safety committee with joint representation can facilitate a positive health and safety culture. The use of committees is one way to involve workers in driving the improvement of occupational health and safety in the workplace. This indicator provides one measure of the extent to which the workforce is actively involved in health and safety.

 


To calculate the percentage of total workforce represented in formal joint management-worker health and safety committees – G4-LA5-b:

  • Identify formal health and safety committees that help monitor, collect feedback and advise on occupational safety programs. These committees may exist at the facility level or at multi-facility, region, group or organization levels
  • Calculate the total number of workers represented by these committees, as a percentage of total workforce numbers

Reporting on this Indicator should include the following contextual information as a comment to the metric value:

  • G4-LA5-a: The level at which each formal joint management-worker health and safety committee typically operates within the organization.

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