Why Workplace Safety Is Important - 10 Reasons


10 Reasons Why Workplace safety is important - You know that implementing an effective safety program for your workplace is one of the best decisions a company can make — both for its workers and for its bottom line.

1.
SAFETY PROGRAMS CREATE PRODUCTIVE WORK ENVIRONMENTS

Properly managed safety programs show commitment to safety by the management in turn creating a great a safe culture where everyone ‘wants’ to be safe and be part of.

2.

ABSENTEEISM DROPS WHEN EFFECTIVE SAFETY PROGRAMS ARE INTRODUCED

Workers want to work in a safe environment; absenteeism drops when effective safety programs are introduced.

3.
WORK PREMISES ARE KEPT TO HIGHER STANDARDS

Work premises are kept to higher standards for safety, cleanliness, and housekeeping

4.
A SAFE WORK ENVIRONMENT PRODUCES HAPPIER EMPLOYEES

A safe work environment produces happier employees; everyone wants to go home safe each day.

5.
EMPLOYEE INSURANCE CLAIMS DECREASE IN SAFE WORK ENVIRONMENTS

Worker Compensation insurance claims decrease, in turn lowering WCB Rates. This is a benefit to any company that has to pre-qualify to work; a lower rate gives you a better grade with your clients.

6.
A COMPANY’S MOST VALUABLE ASSET IS PROTECTED

— ITS PEOPLE (Employees)

7.
SAFETY PROGRAMS ENABLE A COMPANY TO WIN AND RETAIN BUSINESS CUSTOMERS
8.
SAFETY PROGRAMS CREATE AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS ARE CONSIDERED, ENCOURAGED AND IMPLEMENTED

In turn, workers feel like they are part of the safety solution.

9.
SAFE WORK ENVIRONMENTS ENHANCE THE BRAND VALUE AND GOODWILL FOR A COMPANY

Enables a company to win and retain business customers. Clients want to work with companies that are safe (less downtime due to incidents).

10.
SAFETY REDUCES BUSINESS COSTS AND DISRUPTION

Reducing business costs creates productive work environments. The Benefits of Implementing a safety Sytem The main goal of safety and health programs is to prevent workplace injuries, illnesses, and deaths, as well as the suffering and financial hardship these events can cause for workers, their families, and employers.


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