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What are the benefits of Health & Safety Training?

posted 17 Mar 2014, 09:36 by Unknown user   [ updated 18 Mar 2014, 04:46 ]

What benefits can training staff bring about for a business owner or director?

As a business you may ask yourself, what IS the point and the benefit of health and safety training? Educating yourself and your staff in the requirements of creating a safe work environment is critical to the success of your business.

The benefits of implementing Health & safety training are:

  • Reduced costs 
  • Reduced risks 
  • Lower employee absence and turnover rates 
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  • Fewer accidents
  • Less chance of legal action
  • Improved standing among suppliers and partners
  • Better reputation for corporate responsibility among investors, customers and communities 
  • Increased productivity, because employees are healthier, happier and better motivated. 

Business owners and directors have responsibilities regarding health and safety in the workplace. Under the work health and safety legislation you are obliged to provide:
  • Safe premises
  • Safe machinery and materials
  • Safe systems of work
  • Information, instruction, training and supervision
  • A suitable working environment and facilities
Complying with these duties can prevent you from being prosecuted and fined, as well as improve work place moral and business reputation.

SES run a comprehensive range of Health & Safety training courses. Courses include:

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For free advice call 01279 873354 to speak to one of our Health & Safety Consultants.