The work related incidents have been causing great damage to all the stakeholders – the workers / staff working in respective organizations as well the communities in which the companies operate. The human cost of this daily adversity is vast and the economic burden of poor occupational safety and health practices is estimated at 3.94 per cent of global GDP. Because of alarming work related fatalities, injuries and health issues, the Governing Bodies and the States are incorporating tougher and tougher legislation to ensure safe and healthy working environment. But, is it enough?
This course aims to create awareness of the dimensions and consequences of work-related incidents, injuries and diseases and provides delegates with an understanding of different aspects of Occupational Safety and Health. The human aspect takes the center stage and after the course the participants are expected to return to their respective Works with the necessary knowledge which would enable them to take leadership in Occupational Health and Safety.