OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY
NİĞMER aims to prevent injuries and health impairments due to occupational accidents by creating safe work environments and a culture of workplace safety.
In this context;
It aims to create the necessary occupational health and safety awareness during the production and service activities and to periodically conduct personnel trainings.
It aims to reach a sustainable “accident prevention” goal by continuously improving the occupational health and safety culture.
What is Occupational Health and Safety?
Occupational health and safety refer to the measures taken to protect the physical, mental, and social health of workers at the workplace and to prevent occupational accidents and diseases.
In this regard, employers need to provide safe working conditions in the workplace, train their employees, and take the necessary precautions.
Why is Occupational Health and Safety Important?
Worker Health and Safety: Occupational health and safety measures are vital to protect and keep workers safe. A good occupational health and safety policy helps reduce work accidents and occupational diseases.
Productivity and Efficiency: Providing safe working conditions can increase employee motivation and positively impact work efficiency. Healthy employees can perform better.
Legal and Financial Obligations: In many countries, it is a legal requirement for employers to comply with occupational health and safety standards. Non-compliance can result in severe legal and financial consequences.
Occupational Health and Safety Measures:
Risk Assessment: Identifying potential hazards in the workplace and analyzing the types of risks these hazards might pose is essential.
Training and Awareness: Employees need to be informed about the dangers in the workplace and know how to work safely.
Personal Protective Equipment: Personal protective equipment (e.g., helmets, glasses, masks) should be used when necessary.
Emergency Plans: Emergency action plans should be established for possible emergencies in the workplace, and employees should be familiar with these plans.
Occupational health and safety are the primary responsibilities of both employers and employees. Providing a safe and healthy work environment is possible with the combined efforts of everyone. Remember, healthy workers are happier and more productive.
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