Health and safety training in companies not only lowers exposure and trains your managers to deal with safety issues, but also instils trust in your employees. Occupational health and safety minimises the risk of experiencing workplace safety issues, and applications to Ontario Labour Relations Board. Implementing health and safety training in your organization lowers the chance of having to deal with complaints for incompliance.
Proactive measures are necessary due to the broad range of risks that employers face from occupational health and safety issues. Businesses can be faced with administrative sanctions such as fines or fees and in more serious cases, businesses and individuals can be prosecuted for Occupational Health and Safety Violations. All employers should continually assess any safety issues facing their workplace and develop plans to flexibly to respond to issues that may arise.
Employers should be aware of the changing legal landscape regarding health and safety best practices to avoid costly litigation and the associated liabilities.