Safety in the workplace is all about keeping everybody safe and well at work. When we talk about being safe at work, this includes not only physical and mental safety but importantly overall wellness and wellbeing. This even extends to issues such as bullying, harassment and sexual harassment.
As a principle, the mwah. approach to safety is that all employees should return home from work in the same condition as they were in when they arrived at work, if not even better.
For businesses and leaders, it is important to create and maintain a safe workplace for more than just the obvious reasons of making sure your team members do not get hurt while in your care and to avoid costly worker’s compensation claims. We know that workplaces that have great safety cultures and practices also experience: