The most vital subject in asset management – health and safety
Health and safety are of paramount importance to any business entities and projects at any work place. Companies must assure the employees at all level that it operates in such a manner so as to achieve the following:
A safe and healthy place to work which has adequate welfare facilities, safe access and egress to and from it and adequate arrangements for dealing with an emergency.
Equipment which is safe to use and work which is safe to undertake.
Arrangements which ensure that products, etc are safe to use, handle, store and transport.
Removing or reducing risks and controlling any hazards that have been identified following risk assessment, to a safe level.
Providing staff with the information, instruction, training and supervision needed to ensure they do the job safely.
Ensuring that staff are consulted with and informed on issues relating to health and safety.
Technical advice provided by staff or where necessary, external consultants, competent to do so.
Maintaining a low rate of injuries and ill health and reducing unnecessary losses and liabilities shall lie in the heart of any running business. People are of great importance to organizations, without the most basic physical health of its employees, no output will be delivered letting alone improved performance.