Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Safety and Security in the Workplace

How safe and secure is your workplace? Have you really taken a look at all the potential risks and come up with a plan to mitigate them? If you have, you’re to be congratulated. We often look at all the potential external risks but fail to see the internal potential for accidents and security issues, which may just be waiting to happen. This week’s articles can help you focus on your workplace safety and security to ensure that you’ve done all you can to keep everyone safe.

The key to a safe workplace is having effective safety and security policies in place and to communicate these policies to all employees. (Item #1)    No matter the size or type of the business, workplace safety procedures are a necessity for all staff. (Item #2)    Here is general information for use in addressing security in the workplace issues. (Item #3)

To help you lead safely at work, here are seven very important thinking points. (Item #4)    The National Crime Prevention Council has produced a booklet focusing on workplace safety as everybody’s business. (Item #5)    Do you know the four steps of workplace fire prevention? (Item #6)

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