Thursday, August 04, 2005

With the Right Health and Safety Programs, Everybody Wins

Better health and safety = better productivity ...

"Leaders in the manufacturing and energy industries know that a safe, healthy work force is associated with higher retention, better productivity and a higher-quality product.

Many of these leading companies plan the health and safety of their plants 10 years in advance, set programs in place to achieve these goals and then hold all plants – even if they were annexed through a merger or acquisition – to these long-term standards.

These are just some of the findings from research conducted by Chapel Hill, N.C.-based Best Practices LLC. The consulting firm has studied the health and safety programs, goals and training of industry leaders, in addition to the unique best practices they use to promote successful health and safety initiatives."   continued ...   (Via Occupational Hazards)

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