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November 14, 2017

Computerized management of work permits: Ensures employee safety and better productivity!

Do you work in the health and safety department of a small, medium or large national or international organization? It is the duty of the employer to protect the health and safety of the employees, regardless of the work environment.

Indeed the employer, amongst other things, has the responsibility of using methods and techniques that aim to identify, monitor and eliminate risks that could affect the health and safety of the employee. It is also his duty to verify the layout of the work place and provide his employees with proper safety equipment in good working order. Finally, he is responsible for informing the worker of all work-related risks while providing the appropriate training.

Using work permits proves to be an important advantage for risk management in the work place. The work permit is a written document that authorizes a particular work, in a specific work place, for a specific …