Workplace Safety

Workplace Safety

TABLE OF CONTENTS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  1.0 INTRODUCTION 1                                        
1.1 Background 1  
            1.2 Workplace Safety Defined 1                                      
           

  2.0 DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS 2                
2.1 Workplace Injury Statistics 2    
2.2 Types of Safety Training 6                      
2.3 Negative Association with Training 10    
      2.4 Positive Association with Training 12      

  3.0 CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS 14          
3.1Why safety training in a workplace is a necessity? 14

                             
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
1 Types of injury 5                              
2 List of hazards of a job 6                  
3 Specific Precautions Requirement 7

REFERENCES………………………………………………………………………………18                              
APPENDIX ………….19                                    

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Introduction
Background
    Today’s workplaces consist of workers who are not educated enough about safety training and the effects this has on employee and the organization. Workers who are well trained are less likely to have injuries; less likely to causes other incidents (such as property damage) and if they are trained they are able to get the work done in a timely manner and most importantly safety. To have a safe environment, everyone must take action to prevent an injury by taking time to ensure procedures are followed. This paper will discuss the benefits of educating workers on safety training and explore the necessary types of training available in a workplace and make recommendations that will lead to a safe and productive workplace.
Workplace safety defined
Workplace safety is defined as the practice of an employer taking measurements in their organization to prevent hazards to their employee’s health and personal safety. In accordance’s to OHSA” this is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace; safe work practices...

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