Depending on the line of business, a company’s operations involve various types of personnel risks. As a business owner, your best protection against personnel risks are active risk assessment and prevention measures. In this way, you can mitigate losses and damage and their impact on your company’s operations. Starting points for assessing personnel risks include the following:
- How will you take care of your employees' safety, insurance and wellbeing?
- What has your company done to ensure safety?
- How is your occupational health care organised?
Safe working conditions depend on everyone and are achieved through the co-operation of all workplace members. Addressing and preventing problems and hazards at the workplace secures the continuity of your business. It is also important to take out the insurance required during working hours. Read on for useful tips on how to mitigate personnel risks!
Safe work environment
What can your company learn from accidents that have occurred?
If an accident occurs despite occupational safety work, it is important to carefully investigate what happened and why. This allows you to find out how you can prevent similar situations in the future. Ensure that your company has a process for investigating safety observations and accidents that have occurred at the workplace.
Employee work capacity and wellbeing
Statutory occupational health care
The Occupational Health Care Act requires that a company must arrange occupational health care for all its employees. In practice, this means that if your company has even just one employee, occupational health care services must be arranged for him or her.
The digital insurance card helps in the event that an employee is injured or falls ill. The service informs your personnel of the type of insurance cover they have and instructs on what to do in the event of an illness or injury. The digital insurance card helps you get fast access to treatment at Pohjola Insurance partner doctors and clinics.