The Importance of Occupational Health and Hygiene Systems in the Workplace
All industries are affected by legislation and regulation, so if you want your business to be successful in your industry, ensuring that your business is compliant is imperative. While you might have health and safety mechanisms in place, they could be insufficient or even outdated, which is bad for your business. If health and safety hazards and risks exist in your particular industry, it’s important to ensure that your business and employees are safeguarded against them. Occupational health and hygiene services therefore play an important role in the process when setting up and running a successful business.
At IOH Solutions, we custom create occupational health and hygiene solutions that are specifically suited to your business and its nature. We focus our attention on ensuring that your work environments are compliant with government regulations and standards. At the same time, we design and implement health and hygiene mechanisms that keep employees (and community members) safe, comfortable, and confident in the workplace.
Why You Need a Professional Occupational Health & Hygiene Specialist
You might wonder why you should hire a professional occupational health and hygiene company to implement and maintain your systems when you could do it yourself. While it is possible to design your own systems and monitor them, you might find that the manpower required to do so will become expensive, and the ongoing task will certainly become tedious for your busy employees. In many instances, occupational health and safety systems are abandoned along the way when they are implemented and managed in-house. This can only result in your employees being at risk of injury and illness, which is certainly not good for your business on any level. When a professional occupational hygienist designs and implements systems for you, the systems will be kept up to date and changed as your business grows and expands. It’s our job to ensure that your health and safety systems are always up to date and fully implemented at all times.
Occupational health and hygiene is not only about ensuring that safety mechanisms are in place at your business premises. It also focuses on the the environment. If your business negatively affects the environment and you aren’t doing what you can to minimise this impact, you could be faced with fines and even the closure of the business. As part of our services, we can ensure that your entire business and its impact are assessed and monitored. Total compliance on all levels is something that we assist our clients with.
Occupational Health & Hygiene Services Offered by IOH Solutions
Our services include the following:
- Health risk assessments
- Noise monitoring
- Asbestos management
- Control of hazardous chemical substances
- Indoor air quality testing and monitoring
- Thermal stress testing
- Water sampling
- Hazardous biological sampling
Our aim is to help our clients achieve a health and safety compliance that benefits the community, employees, and the business. For an efficient health and safety system, arrange an assessment with our specialists. To learn more about our occupational health and hygiene services, simply get in touch with us via email or telephone today.