Managing Safety and Health Exposures: Hazard Avoidance

Hazard AvoidanceFew business expenses have skyrocketed 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:

Hazard Avoidance

• Complete a hazard identification self-inspection checklist every month

• Develop and communicate a policy on expectations for general housekeeping

• Control walking and working surfaces to avoid slips, trips and falls through regular floor inspections and application of non-skid surfaces as needed

• Ensure appropriate PPE is available and used effectively to prevent employee exposure to physical hazards and airborne contaminants

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