It is “the responsibility of the superior, for the acts of their subordinate”
Having 28 roofers across London on many different sites, I’ll be the first to admit, this is a daily anxiety for me.
This is why at GWS, we select our staff members very carefully but also train that staff regularly in matters of health and safety.
To ease the burden we employ site managers who are also trained to spot danger and plan ahead.
Attached are some recent examples of how we proactively take responsibility for vicarious liability;
1. Site managers SMSTS refresher course
2. External audit by our H&S advisor
3. Minutes of our weekly meeting