Employee Health & Safety
A healthy employee coupled with a healthy, safe and conducive working environment is an absolute must for long term sustained performance excellence. Research in management studies has already shown that the immediate work-surroundings can have a profound impact on the productivity. Thus, a healthy employee and a healthy environment leads to healthy results as well.
All employees must need to be at acceptable level of health to be able to effectively discharge their official responsibilities. It is the employeeÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s responsibility to keep him/herself healthy and fit to be able to perform well. It is the organizationÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s responsibility to provide a healthy working environment. This includes cleanliness, sanitation and appropriate quality standards in terms of objects and equipment in the physical environment. This can have a significant long term impact on the execution effectiveness and on the motivation towards performance excellence of the employees. Apart from this, employees must observe all safety related norms and procedures as prescribed. The organization must ensure that all such safety precautions and measures are appropriately in place and all the employees are educated about them. Equipment, whether electronic or electrical should be shut down in case it is suspected to be having some fault and should be reported at once. The Administration department must have an emergency evacuation plan ready and the drill needs to be practiced regularly. Other handbooks providing illustrative instructions to deal with other types of emergencies and calamities need to provided and trainings for the same held for all new employees. This is one area where the HR and the Administration department need to work conjointly for proper execution of this policy.