BENEFITS OF HEALTH AND SAFETY
Some of our work places have been found more risk than others. Research has found out that workers in some working environment are exposed to more dangers to their health than others. Workplace like construction sites, docking, land fill and waste management, offshore diving, oil rig, mines, nuclear plants and others have generally been classified more risky than others. With the cost of employee health being on the rise, companies operating high risk work places have been forced to come up with different strategies in order to improve the health of employee and reduce their expenditure on employee health. With the recent changes in the United States health care system where companies have been request to contribute to the health care expense of the employee, most companies have found their financial position awkward to meet the increased health care cost. This paper will analyze the construction industry which is one of the high risk workplace where many people have lost their life and many others disabled. The paper will look into the benefits of health and safety practices and how such practices can mitigate the current situation.