Health and Safety in the Workplace
Course Duration: On Request
The term ‘health and safety’ comprises of a body of law that protects the health, safety and welfare of the general public and defined sectors of the population, such as employees. The EU had a significant impact on the improvement of health and safety in the workplace. This institution created a legal framework covering the maximum number of risks with the minimum regulations.
encourage improvements in occupational health and safety in all sectors of public and private activity
promote workers’ rights
allow workers to propose improvements relating to health and safety at their workplace, to appeal to the competent authority and to stop working in the event of danger
seek to protect workers
ensure that workers return home in good health at the end of the working day