Safety training is a must and makes business sense as it reduces accident-related absenteeism, loss of productivity, medical costs, and legal penalties.
Employees are invaluable assets of your organization. Ensuring their safety and health will reap multiple benefits for your company in return. This improves productivity and reduces workers absenteeism. Workers who are aware of safety guidelines avoid accidents and influence other employees to be compliant. These positive changes uphold the safety culture at the workplace.
Every organization has the responsibility of ensuring employees’ physical well-being. An increasing number of accidents in the workplace not only have a negative impact on employee morale but also on the company image. If an unfortunate accident happens at your workspace, it can become the talk of the town and tarnish your reputation. Finding good talent can become difficult, as people will deter working in a hazardous environment. Not to compare it with precious human life, but lack of safety can also cause potential damage to highly sophisticated and expensive machinery.
We all know “Health is Wealth”. In case of workplace accidents, organizations often shell out billions of dollars in compensation to workers who suffer injuries or illnesses. What can be done to prevent such accidents?
The only way is to educate and train workforce using technology-enabled learning on safety practices and procedures.
The safety of employees plays a vital role in every organization. Companies invest billions of dollars every year in training their workforce using technology-enabled learning. However, we still hear of accidents due to employee negligence and ignorance. So, how can organizations ensure the safety of employees?
Although mandatory, rarely does safety training take precedence over leadership training or whatever training is required, by an individual, to climb the corporate ladder. Is this sheer stupidity on the part of humans? Is it our addiction to always ride the “ragged edge of disaster” that makes us take safety training lightly? Perhaps it is just that our safety training programs are not exciting enough and are therefore a failure. What are we doing wrong? Is online safety training a solution?
Though safety is of paramount importance, safety training is seldom received with enthusiasm in organizations. Employees get bored and display a lack of interest toward workplace safety. So, how do you engage your employees, making them comply with workplace safety policies and procedures?
Workplace safety is of paramount importance as it directly affects the lives of your employees. Due to negligence of safety rules, every year many people suffer from injuries, and some unfortunate ones even face fatalities. Such incidents deter new talent from joining your company, and cause insecurity in existing ones. This can cause a severe drop in your organization’s skilled workforce and thus hamper productivity. Although not as precious as human life, lack of safety can also cause potential damage to highly sophisticated and expensive machinery. Hence, ensuring workplace safety and its 100% compliance is the prime responsibility of an employer.
Employee health and safety constitute the most important aspect for organizations and that’s the reason they invest in health and safety training. Providing appropriate training will help in making employees competent in health and safety aspects and avoiding the financial costs related to accidents and occupational ill health. However, the moment you say health and safety training, the first thing that comes to your employees’ minds is boring slide turning courses with click on activities. So, how can you make your online health and safety training interactive, engaging, interesting and enjoyable?
Did you know that Great Britain has one of the best health and safety records in the world?
Here is an extract from workplace health and safety statistics for the year 2015-16 in Great Britain.