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Understanding the Importance of Safety - Why Safety? What's in it for me?

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Duration : 60 Minutes

Michael Dudek,

Michael Dudek is an experienced safety and health professional with a Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Safety and Health from Columbia Southern University. Mike is an Authorized OSHA Outreach Instructor with extensive experience in both General Industry and Construction.

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“Safety is everybody’s business” I must have heard that quote hundreds of times over my career. It is true. Safety IS everybody’s business. However, many employers believe it is an un needed added expense. The truth is, everyone in a company benefits from a viable safety and health plan. Every one benefits, not only secure in the knowledge that each employ is going home safe, but financially. A good safety program can increase a company’s profitability.

Course Objectives:

This training will outline the risk / benefit comparison between working safely and working without regard for safety procedures.

• What is Safety?

• Why do/should employees on all levels of the company want safety?

          * Owners

          * Managers

          * Supervisors

          * Co-workers

          * Ourselves

• How do we attain safety in the workplace?

          * What causes accidents/incidents?

          * Unsafe acts

          * Unsafe conditions

          * Chain of risk

• How do we control hazards?

          * Hierarchy of controls

• Business Case for Safety

          * Cost of a Safety and Health Program compared to the cost saving benefits of a safety and health program. Workers Comp, Lawsuits, OSHA citations, etc…

DART rate, EMR

• What about OSHA?

          * Types and cost of citations

          * Multi employer work place

• 100% tax deductible

          * 100% Business cost

Why Should You Attend:

A viable safety and health program will help companies

• Save on workers comp insurance

• Prevent needless expensive and embarrassing lawsuits and 

• Prevent needless expensive and embarrassing OSHA citations

• Protect your company’s reputation

• Help your company be able to bid on bigger and more lucrative projects

• Maintain a good professional standing in the community

Course Outline:

• What is Safety?

• Why do/should employees on all levels of the company want safety?

• How do we attain safety in the workplace?

• What causes accidents/incidents?

• How do we control hazards?

• Business Case for Safety

• What about OSHA?

What You Get:

• Training Materials

• Live Q&A Session with our Expert

• Participation Certificate

• Access to Signup Community (Optional)

• Reward Points

Who Will Benefit:

• Safety Professionals

• Human Resource Teams

• Department Managers

• Front-line Supervisors/Team Leaders

• General Managers

• Small Business Owners

Please reach us at 1-888-844-8963 for any further assistance or if you wish to register

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