Which health and safety issues do I have to take into account?

If you run a company in the Netherlands, you must provide your employees with a healthy and safe work environment. Statutory rules and regulations govern such issues as physical strain and working with hazardous substances. Every employer is obliged to draw up a risk inventory and evaluation (RI&E). The company must also have a company emergency response team and designated health and safety officers. Moreover, you have several obligations if one of your employees calls in sick.

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