When we talk about how to achieve a safe work place we must deal with the hazard analysis. This eBook helps in identifying and rectifying a hazard using an analysis. There are ways to control hazards like elimination, substitution, engineering, administration and personal protective element.
Training is one of the most important aspects in reducing risk, incident and accident rates and also promotes a safe work place. A highly trained employee works better, has a better understanding of safety, has a fewer injuries and works in a safer manner.Read more ...
Every workplace must have a safety management system which should have a set of procedures, documentation and policies that record and formulate everything to do with safety in business. It should know how this should be applied and who should follow it. The bigger the workplace is the more comprehensive is the management. Safety Management System should follow the basic principles. These are: Safety policy, Return to work and injury management policy, drug and alcohol policy, Injury and incident reporting and documenting policy, safety training policy and records, emergency evacuation procedures, plans to control traffic, pedestrians, contractors and sub contractors, risk assessments, house keeping inspections, hard and soft copies of all documentation.
When training employees, you must ensure that the training material is consistent with safety and the subject of the training must be knowledgeable and meaningful. Yyou must keep a record of what you have trained, who you trained and when, these records form part of the Safety Management System.
The book helps you know about the safety measures and policies of a workplace and industry.