Acclimatizing our bodies to extreme cold fronts and heat waves can be helpful, but that is a gradual process. We must find ways to combat changing weather and working conditions so that productivity and safety aren’t compromised.
It’s perhaps not shocking to describe communication as an essential factor in promoting workplace safety. What may come as a surprise, though, is how critical it is for departments to speak to one another in regard to health and safety within an organization.
Securing employees' physical safety is a top priority for employers in the construction industry. But what about psychological safety? Keeping your employees’ minds in a safe, healthy space is essential, but, unfortunately, mental health care in the construction industry is falling short.