Health and Safety Policy – How aware are your staff?

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73% of the employees claimed to be 'unaware' of any company health and safety procedures.

Author: David Combes
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A recent survey undertaken by HSE shows that a shocking low number of employees are actually aware of their companies health and safety policy.

As such as many as 73% of the employees surveyed claimed to be ‘unaware’ of any health and safety procedures. 

Whilst it feels like a lot of red tape and aggravation, employees must be aware of the policies that are in place, including fire procedures, which were covered in the survey. Lack of knowledge will lead to an increased number of accidents in the workplace, and ultimately it will be the employer who loses out. 

If you don’t have a clear policy for health and safety, take a look at the policy offered by Lawgistics, a summary of which is on our website, or call to speak to our sales representatives. 

David Combes

In remeberance of David Combes 1948 – 2020

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