Improve Health & Safety in your Pub or Licensed Premises
Your pub can lose money by not addressing Health & safety in your pub or licensed premises. Lack of workplace safety results in lost money
- In 2011/12, around 27.0 million working days were lost in total, 22.7 million due to work-related illness and 4.3 million due to workplace injuries.
- On average, each person suffering took around 17 days off work, 21 days for ill health and 7.3 days for injuries on average.
Why Workplace Health & Safety are Important
You may know that health and safety in the workplace are important, but you may not have thought of the reasons for it. The fact is there are probably more reasons than you have considered.
First, health and safety in the workplace benefits each and every person who works there. When people are healthy and safe, they are better able to do their jobs. This in turn benefits the company.
When employers and employees alike spend their work hours in a place where there is less risk of illness or injury, they will not need to take time off from the job to deal with these problems.
Everyone will be more productive.
Second, a safe and healthy work environment aids in preventing unnecessary complications. As no company needs to deal with complaints or lawsuits from workers who are injured on the job, the better condition the workplace is in the less risk there will be of these problems.
Third, a healthy and safe work environment is great for company morale. This includes the company as a whole, as well as each individual person. The workplace that is consistently neat, clean, and organized, encourages everyone who works there to do their best and feel good about getting the job done.