On-the-job safety is an important consideration for all employers. In the United States, where national safety standards are high and where employers who do not consistently meet these standards can be held liable, on-the-job safety is essential to the success of a business operation. The benefits to employers of having a set of OSHA regulation-trained employees are far-reaching, as you can learn by reading this article.
Reduce Risk of Injury
Business owners and human resource managers can arrange to have 20, 30, or even 40 workers enrolled in a cost-effective OSHA training course at the same time. Doing so promotes a safe working environment in which the risk of work-related injury to employees is far lower than that in a work environment of a similar nature where employees have not undergone such training.
Decrease Chances of Being Held Liable for Workplace Injuries
By enrolling your employees in an OSHA training course, you are demonstrating that you care about the safety of your workers and keeping your business compliant with national, state, and local safety regulations. If you ensure that all necessary safety precautions are carried out in your work environment and that hazards in the workplace are eliminated where possible, you are not only decreasing the likelihood that workers will be injured under your guise but also the chances that you could be held liable for such injuries.
Improve On-the-Job Efficiency
When a work environment is unsafe, it lowers the overall efficiency of the employees working there. Extra steps must often be taken in order for simple tasks to be carried out effectively. When your work environment is safe and your workers have all completed a National Safety Training OSHA training course, such inefficiencies can be eliminated from your workplace.
Are you a human resources manager looking to instill important safety values that also meet national standards in your employees? If so, call National Safety Training, LLC at (513) 924-4857. Our support staff is always available to speak to you about our OSHA training courses, some of which are intended specifically for workers in the construction industry and some of which are designed for general industry employees.
Benefits of Completing Online OSHA Training
“[Businesses] experience lower workers’ compensation insurance costs, reduced medical expenditures, decreased payout for return-to-work programs, fewer faulty products, and lower costs for job accommodations for injured workers. There are also indirect benefits such as increased productivity, lower costs for training replacement workers and decreased costs for overtime.”
- U.S Department of Labor
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration
- OSHA 3302-06N