Why Occupational Health and Safety is so Important

Companies around the world have suffered the consequences of the global economic downturn. The need to shave costs without compromising productivity is real! Unfortunately cutting the budget on health and safety is often the first step and what many business owners don’t know, is how risky this is. Neglecting to take care of OHS in the hope that ‘everything will be okay’ could end up costing a lot more than just money.

The Risks of not Complying to OHS Regulations

Occupational Health and Safety is a legal requirement and your moral duty. It is also risky. Being non-compliant could result in:

  • Loss of productivity
  • Serious injury
  • Loss of life
  • Compensatory damages
  • Legal action taken against you
  • Hefty fines
  • Penalties for non-compliance
  • You could even go to jail

The Benefits of Complying

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