Responsibility for Health and safety in the workplace lies with the following:
Depending on their company role, the employer is the main recipient of the resulting obligations and responsibilities. If supported by managers and supervisors, they share subsidiary liability with the employer.
If the failure to comply with health and safety legislation results in damage to the worker or a third party, the latter may ask the employer to compensate them. The employer can be held liable for pecuniary and non-pecuniary damage. Sanctions and compensation are: