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Health and Safety in the Workplace

This paper will focus on the importance of workplace health and safety and why it is important for organizations and businesses to adopt and promote the health and safety practices. The development of health and safety measures, procedures and policies have been discussed with the mention of the governing authoritative bodies responsible for regulating these practices. The paper also discusses the reasons health and safety practices should be promoted and conducted by organizations and business, and effects of ignoring them.
Health and safety procedures in the workplace are necessary for the comfort and well-being of both the employees and the employers. Workplace violence is a growing concern for today's businesses and organizations. The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) stated that ‘homicide is the fourth leading cause of fatal occupational injury in the United States' (Osha.gov, 2014). The concern of diseases as well as other health related problems and issues have been noted to affect the worker's performance, productivity levels and other work related duties and responsibilities. It is very important for employers to understand that it is their responsibility to



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