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5 Reasons Why Workplace Safety Knowledge is Necessary

21st NOV 2022

1) Employees need to know how to stay safe while performing their job duties.

Employees need to know how to stay safe while performing their job duties. The induction process can teach employees how to stay safe on a construction site, for example, by wearing safety gear like hard hats and steel-toe boots. Employers also need to ensure that employees are trained on the machinery they operate on a regular basis. Regular refresher courses can help with this.

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2) Employers are required by law to provide a safe working environment.

Safety is a top priority in any workplace, and employees should be aware of their rights and the rules that govern their work environment through training and development. For example, employers are required by law to provide a safe working environment for employees.

There are many ways to stay safe at work including, providing an induction before an employee starts, following company policies, reporting accidents or injuries to supervisors, and knowing how to use the equipment. If you have any questions about safety in the workplace, talk to your supervisor or human resources department for more information.

 

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3) Accidents and injuries can lead to costly workers' compensation claims.

Every day, people are injured at work. That's why it's important to have a strong knowledge of safety in the workplace and what to do if an accident or injury occurs. Having this knowledge can help protect you from costly workers' compensation claims, as well as help keep your employees safe on the job.

1) Accidents and injuries can lead to costly workers' compensation claims.

2) Knowing how to recognize unsafe conditions and practices can save lives.

3) Accidents and injuries cost employers hundreds of billions of dollars each year in lost productivity, absenteeism, and other costs related to accidents or injuries.

4) Revisiting safety topics each year to continue the learning and development of the employee.

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4) Safe workplaces help to reduce liability risks for employers.

Workplaces that are safe for employees help to reduce liability risks for employers. For example, if an employee gets injured on the job, they would be able to sue their employer if the injury was due to a workplace hazard that could have been easily prevented.

One way of preventing these injuries is by conducting induction training with new hires on safety procedures and protocols. The staff induction process can include topics such as emergency preparedness, first aid, manual handling, risk assessments, ergonomics and many more. Induction training also ensures that all new employees are aware of the risks in the workplace and have access to resources when accidents happen.

 

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5) Training employees in workplace safety can help to improve morale and productivity.

Employees with an induction in workplace safety can help to improve morale and productivity. Management can also feel more confident in the safety of their employees if they know that they are trained and are following safety guidelines.

Employees who are trained in workplace safety know how to stay safe and can prevent accidents from happening. It's also important for employees to be educated about the dangers in the workplace, such as what would happen if there was a fire or explosion. Safety training can help employees identify risks, avoid dangerous situations, and react appropriately to emergencies when they occur.

With Calm Inductions, you can ensure that you can deliver a fantastic induction process to keep your employees up to date with health and safety at work

Contact us today to get started, or if you have any questions about the software!

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