Healthy companies need healthy workers
Healthy companies need healthy workersPreventing occupational injuries and diseases improves not only the performance of individual workers but also the competitiveness of a company.
Better act than react
The absence of a workplace incident does not mean that there is no risk or danger and it is far better to be preventive than reactive.
Show active commitment as the owner/manager
Visible commitment of the owner / manager is an essential condition for development of a health and safety culture within a company.
Health and safety is everyone’s business.
Good working conditions pay
Decent hygiene and good working conditions are cost-effective investments.
Inform all persons concerned
Information and training on workplace hazards and risks is essential for creating a safe and healthy workplace.
Communicate internally with each other
Internal communication is part of effective prevention; to disseminate information well is essential for improving workplace health and safety.
Learn from workplace incidents
All incidents should be discussed, analyzed and reviewed in order to improve prevention practices in the workplace.
Eliminate hazards/risks at the source
Using comprehensive, integrated protection is always more effective than just the use of personal protective equipment.
Keep abreast of the changes
In the field of occupational health and safety the owner / manager must also keep abreast of the changes in legislation and in prevention practices.
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10/21/2015 - 10/23/2015 Groningen | Netherlands