Every day, workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities cause immeasurable pain
and suffering to employees and their families.
Effective Safety and Health Management Systems (SHMS) have proven to be a
decisive factor in reducing the extent and severity of work-related injuries
and illnesses. SHMS will result in reduced injury-related costs.These savings,
when properly administered, will exceed the cost of a workplace SHMS.
The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
has published a fact sheet - including a check list - convincing employers to
install an effective Workplace Safety and Health Management System.
The critical elements of an effective SHMS are:
AplusA-online.de - Source: U.S. Department of Labor - Occupational Safety & Health Administration