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Induction is a way of formally introducing employees to their work location and colleagues. It provides employees with a clear understanding of their job, role and responsibilities, including the mission and values of the wider organisation.

Aims of induction

  • To ensure that employees receive a structured welcome and introduction to their immediate work environment and the wider organisation
  • To outline the organisation’s responsibilities and values
  • To clarify expectations of both employee and employer on code of conduct and policies and procedures
  • To explain the key responsibilities of the employee's role and performance expectations
  • To commence a process of structured feedback on performance

See: Induction guidelines and checklist

See also: COVID-19 Induction guidelines and checklists

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  • Employee Handbook
    Information to guide HSE staff on policies and procedures and terms of employment

Page last reviewed: 20/11/2020
Next review due: 20/11/2023