Over the years preceding the COVID-19 pandemic, health and safety struggled to make headline news unless a serious incident occurred, such as the tragic loss of life in the Grenfell Tower fire. However, COVID-19 has brought the world to a standstill – all due to the risks to our health. It catapulted health, safety, and wellbeing to the top of business agendas. The focus has rightly been on the tragic loss of thousands of lives, but we should not overlook the profound impact the pandemic has had on workplace culture surrounding health and safety. Most businesses have had to remodel their approach to health and safety. However, many high-risk industries, such as the construction sector, continued to operate as normal.
In this video Lukas Rootman explores how businesses can adopt effective health and safety measures as part of a wider strategy to ensure they rebound from the pandemic with success in 2021.
You can read the full paper "The importance of effective health and safety measures to successfully reopen in 2021" here.