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The psychology of working in a safe environment

[fa icon="calendar'] 2/1/17 10:30 AM / by SAMTRAC posted in Psychosocial Wellness, Safety

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We all know about the obvious legal and financial benefits that come with giving health and safety instruction to employees. But what we don’t always appreciate is how your business can also enjoy enhanced productivity and satisfaction among your workforce by keeping the workplace safe – both physically and psychologically. With this in mind, here’s a look at the reasons behind this, and tools to achieving this for your own organisation. 

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The psychology of working in a safe environment

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/12/16 9:00 AM / by SAMTRAC posted in HSE in Business, Psychosocial Wellness

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We all know about the obvious legal and financial benefits that come with giving health and safety instruction to employees. But what we don’t always appreciate is the psychology of working in a safe environment, and that safety is the first step to a better business. 

Health and safety has numerous benefits to your business. It’s important to note that employees in a safe work environment can focus better on their tasks, simply because they do not have to worry as much about their personal safety. This enhanced focus will eventually lead to better work output and quality, ultimately increasing productivity and consequently, the company’s profits in the long run.  

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