Safety in the workplace is about keeping you and your colleagues fit, safe and well at work. You are entitled to return home after a day at work in the same (if not better) shape than when you arrived.
Safety at work should be more than a process or one person’s job. Safety at work should be a genuine commitment from every single person in a business to keep themselves and each other safe. Every day. In every situation.
When we talk about being safety at work, this includes not only physical and mental safety but, just as importantly, overall wellness and wellbeing. This extends to issues such as bullying, harassment, and sexual harassment.
It is important to create and maintain a safe workplace for more than just the obvious reason of making sure you or your teammates do not get hurt while at work. We know that workplaces that have great safety cultures and practices also have: