Some Of The Misconceptions That Safety Leaders Face

There are a number of things that people in the workplace believe as it relates to the safety procedures throughout the workplace. Many of those beliefs aren’t true at all, but so many people tend to believe them. We’re going to show you some of the common misconceptions that many people actually believe, which alter their ability to achieve a work environment that is injury-free.


Here are the misconceptions that we’re talking about.


  • There is the misconception that “you cannot create a hazard-free workplace”: To identify and remove hazards within the workplace, there needs to be a certain level of discipline and dedication. There are hazards relating to energy, environment, employees and the environment. These hazards require a huge amount of willingness and diligence to lessen the occurrence of them amongst all the employees.


  • There is the misconception that “being safe takes too much time and money”: The time and money that it takes to prevent injuries and accidents from happening is incomparable to the amount of money, time and agony that the victims of the injuries or accidents have to face. Not to mention the amount of the paperwork that will be required for such occurrences.


  • There is the misconception that “accidents just happen”: Okay, maybe some of them do, but you do have a say in the kinds of accidents that happen, the circumstances surrounding them, the frequency of their occurrences and more. The key is to prepare yourself for the possible occurrences of these accidents and that way, you’ll be much more aware of the hazards, and thus, more likely effectively to avoid them.



A safe work place is crucial and ensuring that you have the right safety procedures and policies for things such as working at heights, first aid CPR, confined space entry, as well as things like WHMIS-GHS can create a great work environment that is safe and productive. Since Advanced Consulting and Training Ltd.’s founding, their diverse team of certified health and safety professionals have taken great pride in their ability to deliver prompt, cost-effective and relevant workplace health and safety solutions. As a CPO approved, TSSA accredited, and WSIB approved provider, we look forward to discussing how ACT can help with your company’s safety requirements. Contact us today.





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