Importance of Workplace Safety
Every individual looks for safety and wants to work in a calm and peaceful environment
Every company should take safety as a very important aspect for it’s employees motivation and welfare (Jodee, 2017)
Workplace safety should be considered while formulating management strategies
Workplace safety has been an important aspect for all employees and contractors in any organization. These days, we can see several news being broadcasted in social media such as Facebook and twitter or news on radio and television quite often regarding mass shooting, sexual harassment and discrimination in workplace and so on. Hence, these days before joining any job, employees tend to think a lot about workplace safety as they want to be home safe and be with their families. Thus, every company should take safety as a very important aspect for it’s employees motivation and welfare and consider it while formulating management strategies.
Factors related to workplace safety
Understanding the work environment
Mitigating office related stress
Formulating anti-discrimination laws in workplace (Jodee, 2017)
Bringing up unsafe conditions in in-front of supervisor
Providing compensation for workplace injuries
Reporting any sexual harassment related cases to HR department
There are several aspects that add up towards ensuring an employee that he/she is working in a safe environment. Some of those aspects are helping employees to understand if there are any recurring hazards in the workplace and helping them to report it to HR department if they happen to come across any of those in future. Another aspect is helping employee work in a stress free environment so that they are motivated to perform better on their job. Company should also focus on formulating anti-discriminatory and anti-sexual harassment laws in the workplace. Similarly, another such important aspect is providing compensation to employees if any unlawful behavior happens in the workplace.
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