Worker Representation and Workplace Health and Safety

  • David Walters
  • Theo Nichols

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: Why Worker Representation on Health and Safety at Work?

  3. The Development of Representation and Consultation on Health and Safety at Work and the Evidence for its Effectiveness

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. David Walters, Theo Nichols
      Pages 24-40
  4. Representation and Consultation in Two Industries: Case Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 41-44
    2. David Walters, Theo Nichols
      Pages 45-70
    3. David Walters, Theo Nichols
      Pages 71-114
  5. What Works and its Policy Implications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 115-115
    2. David Walters, Theo Nichols
      Pages 117-145
    3. David Walters, Theo Nichols
      Pages 146-165
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 166-177

About this book


This book considers worker representation on health and safety at work. Using international and UK case studies and materials, it examines how existing arrangements deliver results, interrogating the dominant regulatory model. This book is vital for those interested in industrial relations, health and safety, and worker representation.


chemicals development health industrial relations interest safety

Authors and affiliations

  • David Walters
    • 1
  • Theo Nichols
    • 2
  1. 1.Cardiff Work Environment Research Centre, School of Social SciencesCardiff UniversityUK
  2. 2.School of Social SciencesCardiff UniversityUK

Bibliographic information

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