Managing Safety and Health Exposures: General Practices

Managing ExposuresFew business expenses have sky rocketed like the cost of healthcare. That’s why it’s important to manage the safety and health of your employees.

By being diligent in preventing employee and customer injuries, as well as property damage, you will help minimize accidents and help to reduce your insurance costs. You can help control and manage the insurance risks associated with employee safety and health by implementing these tips:

General Practices

• Conduct background checks of all employees

• Provide adequate washing facilities

• Provide commercial grade cleansing soap

• Promptly clean up oil, water, grease and solvent spots and spills

• Periodically inspect hand tools for damage

• Define flammables storage and handling practices

• Train employees on proper lifting techniques and enforce a maximum lift policy

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