Launch of knowledge paper on Worker Safety Skill Training – foundation for a sustainable safe workplace
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The ICC organised the Industrial Safety and Surveillance Conclave on the theme of “Towards a sustainable and safe future” with its vision to create a future roadmap for a safe and sustainable industrial future.
o empower the base of the pyramid where the workers are exposed to real hazards, the ICC – Consultivo knowledge paper on “Worker Safety Skill Training – foundation for a sustainable safe workplace” was launched at the ICC Industrial Safety and Surveillance Conclave on 2nd February 2018 at Kolkata.
Consultivo with its team prepared this knowledge report on worker safety through research, study & analysis, focusing on the HUMANWARE to ensure a safe base of the pyramid in building a solid foundation for a sustainable safety culture.
The Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) organised the Industrial Safety and Surveillance Conclave on the theme of “Towards a sustainable and safe future” with its vision to create a future roadmap for a safe and sustainable industrial future. This flagship event provided a platform for knowledge sharing and discussion on the safety practices across the industry by eminent safety professionals & experts.
Consultivo, being the knowledge partner of this safety conclave on industrial and worker safety, contributed to the initiative to create awareness across industries to ensure a safe culture.
This knowledge paper emphasises the importance of safety at workplace and OHS (Occupational Health & Safety) practices. It discusses the rationale behind why worker safety is important for a safety management system, the existing challenges and the possible solutions and action points to overcome them.
The report then discusses different means of people engagement in safety management both at a conceptual level as well as its actual implementation. Various facets of safe work culture have been examined through data analysis of 9 elements of Job Satisfaction Survey (JSS) which shows an interesting result. It depicts that supervision satisfaction and present work satisfaction of the workers have a direct correlation with the safety performance.
Finally, it emphasises that building a safe work culture is the most potent way to develop a safe and healthy workplace in industries in the long run. The key intention is to encourage the safety culture through knowledge and effective learning & training.
Consultivo is a management advisory and consulting firm helping global businesses in the areas of Sustainability, Business Excellence & Risk Management – both in strategic and operational level.
The Indian Chamber of Commerce, or ICC as it is popularly known, is the premier body of business and industry in Eastern and North-Eastern India. The membership of the Chamber comprises several of the largest corporate groups in the country, with business operations all over the country and abroad. Set up by a group of pioneering industrialists led by Mr G D Birla, the Indian Chamber was closely associated with the Indian Freedom Movement, as the first organised voice of indigenous Indian Industry. Several of the distinguished industry leaders in India, such as Mr B M Birla, Sir Ardeshir Dalal, Sir Badridas Goenka, Mr S P Jain, Lala Karamchand Thapar, Mr Russi Mody, Mr Ashok Jain, have led the ICC as its President.
One of the most pro-active Chambers in India, the ICC has been privileged to interact and host several of the esteemed Indian Presidents and Prime Ministers in the past. With over eighty years of service to the nation, the ICC retains the character of being the premier Chamber with senior Indian industry leaders forming the core of its Executive Committee or the Governing Board of the Chamber. Its enlightened leadership and membership has enabled the ICC to move ahead and respond pro-actively to the dynamic changes that have taken place in the world order and with a vision for the future.
The ICC constituents are mainly large manufacturing units with operations all over the country and abroad.