No matter the size of your business you need to manage your health & safety responsibilities efficiently and effectively. Accidents and ill-health cost businesses both time and money. Employing an effective Health & Safety strategy can have an overall positive impact on the success of your business.
The Second European Survey of Enterprises on New and Emerging Risks (ESENER-2) is a survey carried out by EU-OSHA. This survey looks at how occupational health & safety is managed in organisations across Europe.
ESENER-2 was carried out in the summer/autumn months of 2014 and surveyed 49,320 organisations across 36 countries. These included the EU-28 plus six others including Albania, Iceland, Montenegro, Macedonia, Serbia, Turkey, Norway and Switzerland.
The survey identified a number of reasons or drivers that motivate organisations to manage occupational health & safety. Such drivers include:
The key findings of the ESENER-2 Survey of the organisations in the EU 28 include:
EU OSHA Survey Stats
Addressing health and safety offers significant opportunities for organisations. Some of the benefits include:
Furthermore, there is a number of economic benefits associated with good occupational health & safety management, such as:
In conclusion, good Health & Safety management = a happy, productive and prosperous organisation.
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