A Brief Note On Occupational Health And Safety

1473 Words Jan 28th, 2016 6 Pages
Occupational health and safety is concerned with protecting the safety, health and welfare of people engaged in work or employment.The enjoyment of these standards at the highest levels is a basic human right that should be accessible by each and every worker.

Regardless of the nature of their work, workers should be able to carry out their responsibilities in a safe and secure working environment, free from hazards

As per regulations we are to provide

• Providing and maintaining safe plant (such as machinery and equipment) and safe systems of work.
• Implementing arrangements for the safe use, handling, storage and transport of chemicals (such as dangerous goods and other harmful materials)
• Maintaining the workplace in a safe condition (such as ensuring fire exits are not blocked, emergency equipment is serviceable, and the worksite is generally tidy)
• Providing workers and contractors with adequate facilities (such as clean toilets, cool and clean drinking water, and hygienic eating areas)
• Making sure workers have adequate information, instruction, training and supervision to work in a safe and healthy manner.
• We must also adequately monitor your workers ' health. Keep information and records relevant to your workers ' health and safety (such as records of biological monitoring, asbestos assessments, first aid records and relevant medical information)
• Employ or engage people with the necessary qualifications or expertise to advise you on health and safety…
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