Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) is a critical aspect of any industry, as it aims to protect the health, safety, and well-being of employees within a workplace. According to the UN Global Compact, around 2.78 million workers die each year from occupational accidents and work-related diseases.
Further, an additional 374 million workers suffer from non-fatal occupational accidents. This data equates to 7,500 people dying every single day due to unsafe and unhealthy working conditions. Therefore, implementing effective OHS measures is essential for preventing accidents, injuries, illnesses, and fatalities in industrial settings.[Continue reading…]