It is the responsibility of the voluntary management committee to ensure the health and safety of employees, volunteers and visitor. This responsibility can be delegated to a member of staff or volunteer.

More information

For more information and support see the Health and Safety Executive website where you can find an example risk assessment and health and safety policy, information for lone workers and home workers, and a charity shop risk assessment tool.

Healthy Working Lives provides free health and safety advice for organisations in Scotland, including free workplace visits and a free helpline 0800 019 2211.