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Professional management of health and safety is mainstream management activity for the law - Education Channel

  
  
Professional management of health and safety is mainstream management activity, but there's another reason you have to manage it – the law. But here's the point, management of health and safety is not an add-on to management activities, it's an integral part of them.

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Don't I have enough to do?

Yes, you do. But here's the point – management of health and safety is not an add-on to management activities, it's an integral part of them. Why? Because it's about looking after people and property. It's about reducing costs and preventing events which hurt people, disrupt productivity, and ultimately hit the bottom line and the organisation's reputation. If people, property, productivity and profits aren't mainstream management activity, then what is?

Competence in managing health and safety is an essential part of professional management.

Health and Safety Executive (1997)

It's not just that. Yes, management of health and safety is mainstream management activity, but there's another reason you have to manage it – the law.

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