India is one of the fastest developing countries globally and industrialization
is at its full swing. While most of the companies are establishing
their imprints in various domains and coming up with multitude
departments, the role of HR has been the same for years now, in fact,
it has become more stringent. HR is the face of the company.
This department is responsible in managing the entire company and
mainly its employees. The HR department is also responsible for
planning employee healthcare strategy. This could be through various
ways and one of the most popularly known is the corporate health
Employees are at increased risk of occupational hazards; including
postural problems like chronic backache, exposure to chemicals or
harmful substances, lifestyle diseases, etc. Also, any organization's
significant misfortune would be the loss or disability of their
workers/employees due to unprotected and unsafe work environment.
Preventive Health Checkup
A preventive health check-up
is best defined as an employee wellness
can prove highly beneficial for the employees as well as the
company. This program ensures employee safety at workplace which further
results in healthy work environment and increased productivity.
Listed below are few HR Strategies and Responsibilities for
Employees’ Health and Safety.
Display of Appropriate Safety Signs
Employees who are not assigned to work in an unsafe zone should be
strictly prohibited from entering the area and be educated with rules
for safety at workplace in unavoidable situations. Hazardous areas can be
marked by stringent safety signs. Employees should be trained for safety
precautions especially in cases of workplace casualties.
For a corporate office that has less physical dangers,
it is prudent to distinguish every single potential peril right off the
bat, for example, broken glass or any sort of breakage.
Training Employees for Emergency Situations
It is an absolute necessity to have an employee healthcare strategy in
place. This fundamentally ensures employee being crisis-ready beforehand
and how they can prevent harm when alone. A formal training for
fire-evacuation or any other related emergency crisis management should
be given to all the employees. With such health and safety models set
up, an organization can distinguish all the potential dangers and take
measures accordingly to provide the safe working environment.
Companies get benefitted at a larger level through corporate wellness
programs. It helps in tax saving, employee engagement and retention,
a better trust factor among the employees and the brand and also a
sound and safe work culture.
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