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Copy of Workplace Health and safety

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on 6 November 2013

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Transcript of Copy of Workplace Health and safety

Supervisors Should..
Employer Should...
Health & Safety at the

Provide with information of any hazards and how to protect yourself from them
Ensure all equipment, materials and protective devices are provided in good condition
Provide instructions and training
Appoint competent supervisors
What is Health and Safety?
Occupational safety and health is an area concerned with protecting the safety, health and welfare of people engaged in work or employment. The goals of occupational safety and health programs include fostering a safe and healthy work environment.
Why do we need a H&S policy?
20 seconds
of every working minute throughout the world, someone dies as a result of industrial accident or poor safety conditions at workplace
Reduce injury, potential harm and risk behaviors
Increase Productivity
Creates an environment that employees feel safe working in
Boost employee moral
Reduce absenteeism
Increase employee happiness and overall well being of the workforce!
What Are We Going to Do?
Build a H&S management scheme into our workplace
Ensure staff understands and follow guidelines
Create a H&S culture and ensure 100% safe workplace for all staff
Build Health and safety into our vision, goals and values
Form and in-house Health and Safety committee
Streamline policy into the mainstream strategy
Written instructions to all workers
Continuous education and training for all workers
Clear, simple information labels and displays that can be read at a glance
You Have the Right and Responsibility to:
Know which hazards Exist
To Participate
Refuse to Unsafe Work
Ensure that the worker:
Works in a safe manner
Uses all protective devices
Advice the worker of potential hazards
Provide written instructions
Take precautions to protect the worker
Health & Safety Board
Workers Should...
Report any equipment that is not working properly
Report any missing/defective protective devices
Not remove or ineffective any protective devices
Get involved in the process to improve H&S
Communicate concerns to your employer
General safety Rules
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