Health is wealth; this proverb is applicable to all companies and organisations that look forward to a brighter future. The employer who understands the importance of employees’ health will never think twice about providing them training in workplace safety and health management. Due to the increase in the number of accidents in workplaces, governments across the globe have come up with stringent policies and laws to protect the working class from accidents caused due to unsafe work atmosphere. One important clause in this law demands all employers to provide health and safety training for employees. Employers who fail to heed to this clause are liable to be prosecuted for negligence of workplace safety.
There are many international agencies providing XXXXXXXXXXXXXX in different parts of the world. OSHA, IOSH and NEBOSH are some of the prominent names in the list. These courses have international accreditation and they have recognised course providers across the globe, offering courses to different industries and organizations. OSHA is the official health and safety agency of the United States. It conducts visits to industries in the US and register cases if they come across irregularities in workplaces. IOSH is world’s biggest health and safety organization with more than 40,000 members scattered in different quarters of the world. They provide guidance to governments for drafting policies and laws regarding workplace health and safety. NEBOSH is one of the top health and safety course certifying body. NEBOSH courses in construction safety and oil and gas safety are world-renowned and the certification is mandatory while recruiting managers and supervisors for industries.
Edited by Charles.C, 05 February 2014 - 08:21 AM.