In very case of work connected injury there must be some degree of hazarded and unsafe or otherwise faulty behaviour. Therefore in every plant small or big a definite planned safety programme is necessary for reducing the hazards to minimum and for developing safe and adequate behaviour for every employee.
Objectives of safety Programme
1. To prevent accidents in the plant by reducing the hazard to minimum.
2. To eliminate accident caused work stoppage and lost production.
3. To achieve lower workmen compensation insurance rates and reduce all on the direct and indirect costs of accident.
4. To prevent loss of life permanent disability and the loss of income of worker by eliminating causes of accidents.
5. To elevate employees morale by promoting safe work place and good working conditions.
6. To educate all members of the organization in continuous state of safety mildness and to make the supervision competent and intensely safety minded.
7. To contribute to better community relations.
The safety programme must be a planned continuing effort to promote plant safety. An effective safety programme recognizes that accidents are the results of unsafe working conditions mechanical hazards and the unsafe attitude and actions of workers. Hence the safety programme should being with the initial plant installation.