INTRODUCTION:Training and development are the vital objectives ofthe learning organization. In fact, itis continuous and inevitable need especially in today’s uncertain and turbulentenvironment where the company needs sustainable competitive advantage andprofit. The mission behind the training anddevelopment has always been profit and/or to increase productivity, but someorganization do focuses on employees’ safety and think it as the major criteriain the training process; one of those organizations is E. I. DuPont. E. I.DuPont’s is the organization which also cares about employees’ safety andwelfare.
TRAINING AND IT PURPOSE:I am sharing my friend’s experiences about healthand safety training program in his organization E.I. DuPont and giving myinsight in this regard.We never know what type of need occur the nextmoment and how to react without proper guidance, mainly when it is about healthand safety issues. Imagine a person, in an eleven-storybuilding, has an attempt of a heart attack.What should be the first precautionary measure to be taken? Who should be doingthat? Well, the person needs CPR? Well,before that do you know what CPR stands for? Well, most of us cannot evenimagine that this type of sudden emergency situation occurs and how to preventit and what should be the immediate response. What if it had happened in theorganization?In today’s growing world, the organizations are globalizingand they are establishing high-tall buildings to increase its market value. Therefore,measures have to be taken in regards to employees’ health and safety.
Theorganization has to foresee the future and make the employee aware of thesafety and health management. Henceforth, Health and Safety Management Traininghas to be the mandatory practice for theorganization.The main purpose of the Health and Safety Managementtraining are the following:1.
To ensure that employees are driven by safe and healthy habits in their day-to-daylife. Illustration:a. It includes being aware of wearing car-seat beltand helmet during traveling, no drink and drive, no talk and drive.b. Healthy food habits and/or avoiding unhealthyfood habits.c.
Right position of hands while using the keyboard; make them aware of CTS (Carpal TunnelSyndrome) and symptoms of it.d. Ergonomic seating in front of the computer.
2. To ensure the employees may not be at any risk ofhandling hazardous equipment at the workplace;whether it is about chemicals or heavy machinery.3. To assist appropriately during life-threateningof other workers, for example, first aid measures.4. To ensure that workers know how to react to the emergency situation at work bydemonstrating the use of fire extinguisher use, exit doors, assembly areasduring an emergency, not to use liftduring an emergency.
IMPACT OF HEALTH AND SAFETY TRAINING TO THEORGANIZATION:1. Healthy lifestyles increased the standard ofliving in the organization.2.
Healthy lifestyles give rise to a positive environment in the organization whicheventually increases the productivity.3. Knowledge of safe handling reduces the riskenvironment at work and henceforth, reduces the loss of workers andcompensation cost.4.
The healthyenvironment creates goodwill and reputation to the organization and increasesthe standards and therefore, attracts talented individuals and clients toinvest on it.5. The healthyenvironment at the workplace is thefactor that makes the organization contributes to the society and abides by their laws and sequentially, increases themarket value of the organization.6.
Emergency training to the skilled workers eliminatesthe cost of recruiting new first-aid trained workers separately for the only specific role.