Business Finance
SEU Role of HR In Offering Healthy and Safe Work Environment Discussion

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Question Description

I’m studying and need help with a Management question to help me learn.

Learning Outcome:

1. Demonstrate overall Human Resource concepts, goals and strategies within the context of organizations goals and strategies (Lo 1.1).

2. Ability to examine the role of Employees as a strategic partner in an organization. (Lo 1.9).

3. Demonstrate ability to think independently and systematically on the major HR-related laws in realistic cases or scenarios. (Lo 3.7).

TOPIC: EMPLOYEE HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE ORGANIZATION

Organization officials have a legal and moral responsibility to ensure that the workplace is free from unnecessary hazards. Employers hold responsibility for understanding what is necessary to keep workers safe from harm. Conditions surrounding the workplace must be secure for employee’s physical and mental health. As many organizations have implemented wellness program, that focus on smoking cessation, weight control, stress management, early diagnosis of health problems, prevention and education about life-style related and contagious illness. Wellness program can cut Employers health cost and lower absenteeism by preventing health related problems.

Reference: Textbook- DeCenzo, D. A., & Robbins, S. P. (2013). Human resource management , Chapter 13 Health and Safety.

Assignment Questions:

  • Describe the role of HR in offering Healthy and safe work environment to the workers. Also write the ways that Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA assist employers in creating a safer workplace.
  • Discuss the purpose and significance of Wellness Programs/Disease Management in the Organization. Support your answer with the example of two companies that provide these programs to their workers.
  • If you’re HR Manager, how can you support your employees during the Public Health Emergency/Outbreak? Present your HR planning to run the organization effectively along with employees’ safety.

(with references APA style)

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Running Head: EMPLOYEE HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE ORGANIZATION

Employee Health and Safety in the Organization
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EMPLOYEE HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE ORGANIZATION

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Employee Health and Safety in the Organization
Role of HR in Offering Healthy and Safe Work Environment
Workers spend 8-10 hours of their time in the workplace. This means that they spend
most of their life there. It is, therefore, imperative to create a healthy work environment. One of
the vital roles of HR in offering a safe and healthy work environment lies in information to both
the employees and the employers (DeCenzo & Robbins, 2013). The HR informs the employers
of the necessary standards to ensure the health and safety of the employees. They also ensure that
employers adhere to standards. HR is supposed to act in the best interests of the organization. It
is also the role of the HR to ensure that they inform employees that safety and health is also their
responsibility (Jonathan & Mbogo, 2016). The HR department consequently can arrange training
sessions where the emp...

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