Workplace hazards are potential sources of harm or danger to employees and others in a workplace setting. These hazards can result in injuries, illnesses, or fatalities, and can have devastating consequences for individuals, families, and businesses.
Safety culture refers to the shared values, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors related to safety in an organization. Safety culture refers to the shared values, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors related to safety in an organization.
It is widely known, especially within the safety industry, that an employee can pursue injury claims for accidents that occur in the workplace or during their employment, if their employer has been negligent or breached their statutory duties.
Despite taking every precaution and ensuring that workers have received extensive health and safety training, there will always be some workplaces that are extremely hazardous in terms of the potential for accidents.
The most important goal of safety and health programs is to avoid workplace hazards, illnesses, disease, death, and the financial hardship these events will cause for the workers, their employers, and their families.