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Keeping Safe in the Workplace, A Guide for Employers

Occupational health and safety injury is one of the most preventable types of injury, illness and accident that occur. There are several steps companies and organisations must take to ensure their workplace is a safe and welcoming environment for students.
Firstly, there should be roles and responsibilities that are the sole responsibility of senior management. Management should be able to monitor workplace health and safety and both they and employees should have access to professional advice from a qualified safety officer.
Secondly, a plan should be in place for what to do when workplace accident occurs (see reporting below) and what to do following the accident. Procedures that ensure a smooth return to the workplace for people who are returning after injury are also important to help them readjust to work life.
Thirdly, all incidents, no matter how large or small, need to be reported and recorded. This is necessary … Read more