Having a health and safety policy and supporting program is mandatory under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Section 25(2)(j). Ask yourself, how many file drawers does your current paper-copy health and safety program occupy? Your health and safety program includes:
- Program, policies, and procedures
- Applicable forms and paperwork
- Training records
By taking your entire health and safety program digital, your organization will be primed for cost savings and efficient records and safety management. As well, your organization will be fulfilling its social responsibility by adopting an environmentally friendlier approach to safety in the workplace.
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Do you want to save your company over $5000 this year? A four-drawer file cabinet holds $25,000 worth of paper. Reducing the amount of paper you use this year by even one drawer will save over $5000. With the use of electronic health and safety management systems, paper records can be replaced with digital files. Organizations will enjoy saving the cost of paper, as well as the cost savings associated with running printers, such as printer/copier ink, less wear and tear, and rental fees.
Taking your health and safety management digital has the potential to save your organization valuable time (and money – because time is money!) in the form of increased efficiencies and reduced time spent on administrative tasks. Save time by:
- Filling out forms electronically and even having some sections auto-populate
- Automatically generating reports
- Assigning and managing training anytime, anywhere
- Using digital workplace inspection reports to create action plans and recommendations that get sent immediately to the employer
- Setting alerts and reminders for when training is due, saving yourself from having to monitor who’s due for training by manually sifting through records every month
- Generate digital certificates that can be automatically sent to the employer to notify them of successful training completion
Information at your Fingertips
There’s no doubt that when the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training, and Skills Development (MLITSD) shows up, it’s stressful. But, with a digital health and safety program, you can be always ready. You’ll have instant access to policies, procedures, and the most recent training records so you can show any MLITSD inspector what they need to see. This is an excellent way to show that your organization takes due diligence seriously.
A digital health and safety program means access anytime, anywhere. If you have multiple locations, contributors from each site can collaborate on program management and new safety initiatives.
In today’s market, appealing to customers simply by having a unique product isn’t enough. Today’s savvy buyer wants to know that they’re doing business with socially responsible companies. Show your clients that you are committed to environmental sustainability by making the switch to a paperless health and safety program.
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