Tips To Involve Your Employees In Health And Safety At Work

Getting your employees actively involved in your workplace’s health and safety programs at work is a great way to ensure its success. Many times, employees remain too passive in their attitude towards their employees. There are a number of things that you can do to help get your employees to become active members of the necessary health and safety procedures that are valuable for their well-being and for the well being of the entire organization.

We’re going to show you some of the things you can do to get your employees involved.

  • You can establish an active workplace safety and health safety committee.
  • Integrate safety inspections into some of your employees’ daily job descriptions.
  • Relay information about safety inspections, injury and illness statistics and other safety-related issues, to your employees.
  • Ensure that all your employees have a meaningful activity that is supportive of health and safety.
  • Show appreciation to all your employees’ feedback and input. They are very valuable because your employees are usually the ones who are well-aware of the safety problems and solutions.
  • Allow employees to help review and improve the program.
  • Always hold your employees accountable by doing the following…
  • Add safety and health responsibilities in their job descriptions and ensure that safe work practices are a part of their performance evaluation.
  • “Set safety goals and hold everyone accountable.”
  • Ensure that employees who put themselves are others at risk by performing hazards actions, are disciplined.
  • Reward the employees who are behaving in ways that will upkeep the safety and good health at work.

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 MOL 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.