Why is Health and Safety Important?

So why is health and safety at work important to you?

Whether you are an employer, manager or supervisor or an employee, health and safety is an integral part of everyday life.

There are three key reason for effective health and safety.

Employers and their staff want to provide the highest possible standards of health safety for themselves and their clients, contractors and visitors.

Health and safety legislation has a great influence on employers as failure to compile could lead to criminal and possible civil action which can be very costly in terms of time and money.

Organisations found guilty in the Criminal Courts can have very large fines imposed upon them alongside any Civil claims from the injured person which may or may not be cover by the insurers.