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Safety in the Workplace

Cutting Wood

Workplace accidents and injuries cost corporations millions of dollars and thousands of hours lost every year. They also have a profound, often lifelong impact on workers. Introducing a safety culture into your organisation, where safety is valued as an integral part of the business’s operation, not only saves the business time and money, it also builds a committed, loyal, healthy workforce. This content will give participants the foundation to start building your safety culture.

Outcomes:


Understand the difference between a safety program and a safety culture
Use resources to help you understand the regulations in your area
Launch a safety committee
Identify hazards and reduce them
Apply hiring measures that can improve safety
Explain what a safety training program will involve
Identify groups particularly at risk for injury and know how to protect them
Help your organisation write, implement, and review a safety plan
Respond to incidents and near misses
Understand the basics of accident investigation and documentation