A company should always provide proper training for whatever job their employees are required to do. If you are an employer, be supportive of your employees. If you demonstrate to them that their safety comes before production, profit, Etc. you will see increases in efficiency and profitability across the board. Provide them with basic workplace training as well as safety exercises and certifications if it is required. Employee Safety is a top concern everywhere in the business community. How do you take care of your workers and present a safe workplace environment for them to produce and grow? The main concern is your workers’ health. You do not want them to get hurt from any given possibility. Therefore, you have to take preventive measures. There are many areas of concern to address and many options for you to solve them with. By taking care of your employees, you are in return, taking care of your business in the long run. You do not want to bury your business with high cost insurance due to accidents that could have been avoided. You should explore some of the area’s that render future concerns, if not addressed properly. Make sure you have joint health and safety committee certificate to ensure you have the proper understanding for health and safety of the workplace.
Teach your employees how to take care of their health and how to prevent accidents. Health is just as important as the work. Several times a day, make it a point to stop and work on a flexibility exercise. For instance, stretch your legs while sitting in the recliner. Do five or six mini leg lifts or stretch your arms over your head and hold them there for a count of ten. All activity, even simple ones, increases your ability to move freely and with less pain. When choosing an office chair, you need to choose it for your body. The armrest should be supportive but not interfere with movement. The back of the chair should support your lumbar area and your head and neck should be in an upright position. The seat of the chair should be cushioned and have no sharp edges. While sitting, your feet should be able to touch the ground and the back of your knees should not press against the seat. These suggestions will help gain the proper workplace safety for your office.
Also make sure that you are providing different areas of training for different purposes. Check out PSHSA working at heights training program.