The Basic Way To Manage The Risk Of Workplace Injuries

If your employees suffer from injuries they got at work, your business will suffer from the fact that your employees are injured and absent. You will have to deal with the costs of reduced productivity, overtime payment, replacement training and more. That’s why the very best thing to do is to manage and prevent the risk of injuries happening in the workplace. Here’s what you can do to reduce the risk of injuries:

  • You need to engage both management and employees in safety programs. It’s very important to ensure that your employees and management personnel take part in all the crucial safety procedures at work. They should all be tasked with the implementation, maintenance and improvement of specific parts of the workplace safety program.
  • You need to carefully analyze your workplace and the operations that you conduct in it. Start with your workplace activities, move onto your equipment, discuss your safety concerns with your employees and more. Do this as often as you can, particularly when you add new equipment, operations and more.
  • You have to ensure that you identify and become aware of hazardous practices, equipment and infrastructure in the workplace. Then, you need to make sure that you remove or control them, by simply doing the necessary replacements and repairs.
  • You must promote workplace safety by reviewing your workplace safety program. Ensure that you make the necessary improvements, particularly when in response to accidents or potential accidents at work. Get your employees to report any hazards or incidents, so that you can respond to them timely and effectively.

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 and manage risk better. Contact us today.




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