10 keys to success

Healthy companies need healthy workers

Preventing 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.

Engage everyone

Health and safety is everyone’s business.
Involving employees and decision makers provides the best chance for success.

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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