No matter how careful workers may be, accidents can happen, and they can sometimes result in workplace emergencies that require prompt responses to prevent further injuries and/or fatalities. This is when having effective safety and health managements systems in place can save lives.
Just what makes a safety and health management system in a given workplace “effective,” though? Here’s a look at what the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recommends.
According to OSHA, employers will have the best chances of appropriately responding to workplace emergencies when their safety and health managements systems include the following components:
Does your employer have a detailed plan for responding to workplace emergencies? If so, do you know what it is and what your role may be in carrying it out? Share your thoughts and comments with us here and on social media.
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