Workplace Safety and Health is an area concerned with protecting the safety, health and welfare of people engaged in work or employment. The goals of occupational safety and health programs include to foster a safe and healthy work environment. Occupational Safety & Health may also protect co-workers, family members, employers, customers, and many others who might be affected by the workplace environment.
Occupational Safety and Health can be important for legal, moral and financial reasons. All organizations, by Law, have a duty of care to ensure that employees and any other person who may be affected by the companies undertaking remain safe at all times. Moral obligations would involve the protection of employee’s lives and health. Legal reasons for Occupational Safety & Health practices relate to the preventative, punitive and compensatory effects of laws that protect workers safety and health. Occupational S&H can also reduce employee injury and illness related costs (including medical care, sick leave and disability benefit costs), company insurance expenses and can improve the company’s production, working environment and reputation.
Construction is one of the most dangerous occupations in the world, incurring more occupational fatalities than any other sector. The problem is not that the hazards and risks are unknown. It is that they are very difficult to control in a constantly changing work environment.
The leading safety hazards on site are falls from height, motor vehicle crashes, excavation accidents, electrocution, machines, and being struck by falling objects. Some of the main health hazards on site are asbestos, chemicals, noise, and manual handling activities.
ABIUD Solutions with certified approved personnel provide external services for protection and prevention in accordance with ‘THE SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK LAWS OF 1996 TO 2011’. Our services include Occupational Safety & Health System/Manual, Risk Assessments, Safety Method Statements, Emergency Action Plans, HACCP, Safety Playgrounds, Health-Safety and Environment Plans and Inspections reports for all type/kind of organizations and companies.
ABIUD Solutions also provides training for employees for Occupational Safety & Health and external audits as a 3rd party external audit in accordance to Cyprus Laws & Regulations, for Occupational Safety and Health.
Protection and Prevention: Avoid any accident, damage, disaster to happen/occur
Emergency Action Plan: Eliminate or minimize any losses, damages, incidents, accidents, disasters when emergency situation happen/occur
Business Continuity: Ensure continuity of company operations