In all areas of business, accident prevention is preferable to incident management. Taking proactive measures to prevent problems in the first place is the most effective and responsible approach to health and safety management. However, research suggests that many businesses remain dangerously passive in their attitudes to incident prevention. The resulting fallout of even a minor accident or injury can prove catastrophic in a business setting. By contrast, avoiding most common incidents can be surprisingly straightforward. It’s simply a case of knowing how, when and where to take the necessary proactive measures, for the benefit of both the business and its workforce.
This exclusive tutorial is ideal for anyone involved in risk management or workplace health and safety at any level. Learn how to identify at-risk groups in the workplace, while using safety as a key consideration when hiring new employees. Discover the true value of proactivity in a health and safety context, along with the risks associated with passive attitudes.