Occupational Safety & Health (OSH)
Occupational safety and health (OSH), also commonly referred to as occupational health and safety (OHS), occupational health, or workplace health and safety (WHS), is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the safety, health, and welfare of people at work.
The goals of occupational safety and health programs include to foster a safe and healthy work environment. OSH may also protect co-workers, family members, employers, customers, and many others who might be affected by the workplace environment.
Why Health & Safety Training Is Important ?
Over 200 people are killed each year in accidents at work and over one million people are injured. Over two million suffer illnesses caused by, or made worse by, their work. So, preventing accidents and ill health caused by work should be a key priority for everyone at work.
Employers are responsible for providing safe and healthy workplace conditions as well as the right systems and methods for safe activities. Nevertheless employees also have a vital part to play in the equation. They need the correct knowledge and the right attitude, which demands proper training in the basics of health and safety, as well as specific training for individual tasks.
Providing health & safety information and training helps you to:
Ensure you or your employees are not injured or made ill by the work they do;
Develop a positive health & safety culture, where safe & healthy working becomes second nature to everyone;
Find out how you could manage health and safety better;
Meet your legal duty to protect the health & safety of your employees.
Will contribute towards making your employees competent in health & safety;
Can help your business avoid the distress that accidents and ill health cause;
Can help you avoid the financial costs of accidents & occupational ill health.
EDCONS SAFETY INSTITUTE Offering Following International Health & Safety Qualifications:
We offer the International Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health in at our comfortable, well-equipped and fully accessible training venue in Pakistan, away from the distractions of the workplace. Learn More
The HABC Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF) has been accredited by the regulators of England and Wales (Ofqual and the Welsh Government) and is part of the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). Learn More
understanding the requirements for health, safety and welfare in the workplace, the benefits of using a safety
management system, the principles of risk assessment, and understanding the risks and control methods for common
workplace hazards. Learn More