The importance of your workplace Health and Safety
Workplace Health and Safety how safe is yours.
Most people find it hard to think of their workplace as a potentially harmful working environment – after all, the hazards and associated risks faced by a typical workplace worker are a far cry from the dangers confronted by those working in construction or manufacturing.
Both employer and employee have legal responsibilities for the workplace health and safety of everyone affected by the business.
All workplace employees need to receive a variety of health and safety training so they can understand their legal duties. This is a legal requirement.
There are many occupational injuries in an workplace environment and surprisingly how many people think they are only associated with a heavy industry such as construction.
Workplace Health and Safety – The Hazards.
Making simple and common sense precautions at work, prevents accidents from happening in the workplace. Both employer and employee have responsibilities for workplace health and safety. Veritas Consulting is the resource for all your workplace health and safety solutions.
All workplace employees need to receive a variety of health and safety training so they can understand their legal duties. This is a legal requirement. There are many occupational injuries in a workplace environment and surprisingly many people think they are only associated with a heavy industry such as construction. This however is not the case as accidents can happen in the workplace due to a lack of safety training regarding the employees workplace.
The workplace is home to many hazards that have potential to cause you and your employees harm. Veritas Consultancy can provide your company with Workplace health and safety training, making sure that you are up to date and have a full working knowledge of the workplace health and safety regulations.
Aches and pains from poorly designed computer work stations i.e prolonged use of keyboards causes repetitive strain injury (RSI) an injury which puts strain on the tendons in the forearm.
Excessive use of Visual display units (VDU) can affect the eyes.
A persons chair may not be suitable and sitting badly can affect their back.
Poor housekeeping leads to slips trips and falls.
Essential testing and inspecting of portable electrical equipment (PAT testing) for electrical faults – are you aware you could be fined or imprisoned without a suitable PAT testing regime being in place.
There are so many pieces of workplace health and safety regulations which can seem overwhelming at times, therefore be difficult to know where to focus time and resources.
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