Occupational safety & healthprotection
In order to protect employees from injuries and illnesses, protective measures are needed in the area of occupational safety and healthprotection.
Occupational safety & Health protection: The most important in a nutshell
- Companies and organizations in Switzerland are required by law to deal with the issue.
- The aim is to prevent accidents and damage to health in the workplace.
- Various laws, regulations and ordinances at federal as well as cantonal level regulate the requirements for occupational safety and health protection.
- Occupational safety and health protection is an ongoing process that must be constantly monitored and improved.
- Safety officers as well as the management are responsible for the topic.
Why should you care about occupational safety & health?
- Compliance with legal regulations: Occupational safety and health protection are subject to legal regulations. Companies in Switzerland are obliged to protect the safety and health of their employees.
- Preventing accidents and damage to health: Occupational safety and health protection help to prevent accidents and damage to health in the workplace.
- Reducing costs: By preventing accidents and damage to health, the company can reduce costs from lost production, incapacity, hospital bills and compensation payments.
- Improving productivity: A safe and healthy workplace can increase motivation and productivity. Employees feel safe and comfortable.
Legal foundations Occupational safety & Health protection
There are several legal foundations and ordinances relevant to occupational safety and health in Switzerland. Among the most important are the Occupational Safety Act, the Accident Insurance Act and the Ordinance on Safety and Health at Work
Who needs to deal with it?
What do you have to do in the context of occupational safety & health?
Creation of a safety and health protection plan
Carrying out risk analyses and assessments
Training of the employees
Carrying out regular maintenance and inspection work
Provision of personal protective equipment and safety equipment
Monitoring and follow-up of accidents and damage to health
How does SBIS support?
It takes know-how and experience to comply with the various laws, standards and requirements in the area of occupational safety and health.
SBIS supports you in various areas to ensure the safety and health of your employees.