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As an employer, not only do you have a legal obligation to consult your employees about health and safety in the workplace, but doing so can also help to make your premises a happier, healthier and safer place to work. In this article we tell you what your legal responsibilities are and how to fulfil them. You must consult about anything that could significantly affect employee health and safety, including: Changes such as new or different procedures, types of work, equipment or ways of working, e.g. safe systems of work for using powered equipment. Arrangements for getting competent people (those