Workplace Safety Programs designing effective safety plans and implementing them requires thorough analysis of workplace conditions and determining the level of protection required.Organizations can reduce the risk of accidents at workplace by identifying the level of risk, modifying the already existing policy and implementing it effectively.
Here is a mention of few workplace safety programs that are implemented by safety:
- Safety Policy: It contains a declaration of the employer’s intent towards the safety of employees and means to realize it. It includes causes, extent and remedies for accidents at workplace.
- Provision of Physical Health Services: Many organizations render periodical physical health check-up services to their employees. Regular medical check-ups of employees help detect the signs and symptoms of tension, stress, ulcers, depression and other diseases resulting from the exposure to harmful gases or other irritants.
- Mental Health Services: In order to reduce the risk of mental breakdowns because of tension, pressure and depression and mental illness, a mental health service is provided to the employees in different ways such as psychiatric counseling, co-operation and consultation with specialists, educating employees about the importance of mental health.
- Fitness Programs: These programs focus on overall health of employees and include both disease identification as well as lifestyle modification. The most common programs carried out by the organizations are hypertension identification, physical fitness, exercise, nutrition, smoking and drinking cessation, diet control and personal and work-related stress management.