Small Business Safety Program

Small Business Safety Program


The Small Business Safety Program is an
initiative created by NT WorkSafe to help small businesses in the Northern Territory meet their work health and safety duties. this short presentation will provide you with a brief overview of the Small Business
Safety Program. A safe and healthy workplace not only
protects workers and others but can also lower the cost of managing
injury and illness reduce staff turnover improve productivity and increase workplace morale. as a small business owner you have a duty of care under the Work Health and Safety Legislation. To ensure the health and safety of all workers and others affected by your business activities. This includes employees contractors and subcontractors clients and customers apprentices and trainees and volunteers or work experience students. The Small Business Safety Program is suitable for new or established businesses sole traders or not-for-profit organisations. No matter how small your business is safety should be a priority. Advisors from the Small Business Safety Program can provide you with the
resources to help you create a suitable work health and safety management system
for your business. it is important that your health and safety management system suits your workplace things to consider would be the size of your business the type of work you do and the type of workers that are working for you. The Small Business Safety Advisors can
help you identify hazards at your workplace and assist you in
understanding the risk management process. The advisors can provide you with tools and templates such as policies and procedures safe work method statements training records chemical registers equipment maintenance lists and other resources and guidance material. You can engage the Small Business Safety
Advisors through face-to-face consultation group information sessions tool box talks team meetings or via email and phone. The Small Business Safety Advisors are not inspectors and have no enforcement powers. All services provided by the program are free and confidential. A safe and healthy workplace benefits everyone. Contact the Small Business Safety
Advisors for your free consultation today.

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