A safety officer is extremely important. As part of his role, he leads the development and implementation of safety management systems. The safety officer must also write safety procedures and guidelines, conduct hazard surveys and risk management and investigate workplace accidents and occupational diseases to prevent a recurrence.
Furthermore, it is the responsibility of the workplace safety officer to identify hazards and alert the employer, conduct observations and tests to examine the implementation of safety guidelines and procedures, hold safety committees, and report to the employer if safety regulations are being violated. He must also ensure that the following are regularly monitored: tools, personal protective equipment, safety standards, and additional equipment that should be checked periodically.
A workplace safety officer is a management consultant in all workplace safety and health matters. Following the Israel Labor Inspection Law, safety officers must be appointed in workplaces with 50 or more employees, agricultural businesses with 50 or more employees, construction sites with 100 or more employees, as well as other businesses when the regional inspector determines that a safety officer is necessary, due to the risks involved.
Yet, it is also advisable for businesses, organizations, companies, and enterprises that are not required by law to also employ a safety officer to benefit from this essential and important service.
A professional safety officer, who works in a leading safety company, will be able to provide a comprehensive response to the specific needs of the business and help immensely in minimizing damages, raising awareness of workplace safety, maintaining employee health, maintaining safe-conduct, and correct conduct in case of an incident. Acquiring the services of a professional safety supervisor will also help with employee turnover so that there will be no need to train new employees and invest valuable time frequently. It will also be possible to reduce costs due to workplace accidents, reduce insurance premiums, improve the image of the workplace and most importantly (and we will repeat this) - safeguard the employees.
If you need the services of a safety officer, or whether you are interested in these services, even though your organization is not obliged by law, you are welcome to contact our company, Safety On, and receive professional services from an experienced professional, who will customize his services to your specific needs.
We at the company will be happy to be at your service, answer any questions and take you through the essential processes. You can contact us by phone, email, or by filling in the contact form, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.