Printable Version endMenu Employers are responsible for ensuring their workers know the safest way to do their work. This includes knowing the hazards of their jobs and their workplace and knowing how to control these hazards. A practice is a set of guidelines to help workers perform a task that may not require a step-by-step procedure. To reflect real life in the workplace, workers who actually do the job must be involved in developing the practices and procedures.
Take a look at your safety and health system. Some components may be strong and others may need to be strengthened. The following sections describe these key factors and give ideas about how to make them part of your program.
And remember, if you operate one of many thousands of small businesses in Maine, your system can be simple and largely informal. Use the following as a practical guide and adapt it to your needs. Because small businesses often cannot afford in-house safety and health professionals, you may need help setting up your system.
You can call SafetyWorks! Your workers' compensation insurance provider, your industry organization, or a private consultant may also be able to help. Make a commitment Put as much energy into your commitment to safety and health as you put into any other important part of your business.
Make sure to include workplace safety and health in your business plan and integrate it into all facets of the business. Write a policy that emphasizes the importance you place on workplace safety and health.
Commit the resources time, money, personnel needed to protect your employees. Begin meetings with a safety topic. Encourage employee participation in safety and health. Let employees know they will be expected to follow safe work practices if they work for your business.
And follow them yourself. Respond to all reports of unsafe or unhealthy conditions or work practices. If injuries or illnesses occur, make it your business to find out why.
Go beyond the regulations; address all hazards, whether or not they are covered by laws. Involve employees In a safe and healthy workplace, employees have a stake in the success of the program safety and health is everyone's responsibility.
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