Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Safety and Security in the Workplace

July 24, 2019 - It's not just your premises and your data, but your most important asset - your employees - that you have to ensure remain safe and secure. This week's articles discuss the benefits of a safe workplace as well as ways to determine the health of your workplace through an assessment. If you don't do everything you can to ensure safety and security, you could risk lawsuits or even the reputation of your business.

Learn about what comprises workplace security, why is security important and how you should go about creating a safe and secure workplace. (Item #1)   Healthy employees who feel safe and comfortable in their work environment will work more productively than employees who become injured or sick in the workplace. (Item #2)   Risk management-based interventions are common in most workplaces. They are central to effective occupational health and safety prevention and response. (Item #3)

Employees should be trained to respond appropriately to each scenario that is applicable to their workplace. (Item #4)   Here are a few questions from OSHA's Evacuations Plans and Procedures eTool, a checklist for designing and analyzing EAPs that is dedicated to producing the best EAP for work possible. (Item #5)   As a leader, you are responsible not only for your own safety, but for the security and safety of those you lead. (Item #6)

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