About the Guide
Workplace injuries and illnesses can be prevented. Attention to health and safety is not just about obeying the law and being socially responsible, it makes good business sense.
The guide has been developed with small business owners like you in mind. It provides an easy-to-follow, six-step plan for creating a health and safety program. The information presented here is not meant to be all-encompassing but it provides a foundation on which you can build.
Just like any other part of your business, safety has to be managed. Someone in your organization needs to champion safety, and everyone needs to be involved.
This guide will help you:
Get your safety program started
Meet the requirements of the law
Reduce costs due to injury and illness at your workplace
Identify and prioritize opportunities for improvement for your workplace
Find specific health and safety information relevant to your business
Knowing what you need to do when it comes to safety is half the battle. This guide focuses on the other half by providing practical advice for how to do it..
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