Reporting at the level of the enterprise

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4. Reporting at the level of the enterprise
4.1. The employer, after consultation with the workers or their representatives in the
enterprise, should set up arrangements, in accordance with national laws or regulations,
to enable workers to comply with the requirements to report forthwith to their immediate
supervisor, without detriment to themselves, any situation which they have reasonable
justification to believe presents an imminent and serious danger to life or health.
4.2. The employer, after consultation with the workers or their representatives in the
enterprise, should set up arrangements, in accordance with national laws or regulations,
to enable workers to comply with the requirements to report any occupational injury,
suspected case of occupational disease, commuting accident, dangerous occurrence and
incident.
4.3. These arrangements should include:
(a) the provision of information by workers, workers’ representatives, physicians and
other appropriate persons on occupational accidents, occupational diseases,
dangerous occurrences and incidents in the enterprise, and commuting accidents;
(b) the identification of a competent person, where appropriate:
(i) to receive this information on behalf of the employer and to take appropriate
action; and
(ii) for appropriate investigation on behalf of the employer, following receipt of
that information;
(c) measures to ensure the confidentiality of personal and medical data in the
employer’s possession, in accordance with national laws and regulations,
conditions and practice.

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