The SLP for this course is based on a manufacturing company of your choice. The facility employs at least 75 workers. You are the Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety Manager for this company. Your task is to develop aspects of a health and safety program that addresses worker injury and illness prevention, as well as environmental health and safety protection. In this SLP, you will address the role of leadership skills and workplace teams in the improvement of health and safety in the workplace, in the occupational setting of your SLP. You will also address the role of partnerships in health and safety at your facility. Your Tasks for This Assignment: In spite of your efforts, there has been recent increases in reported injuries, and many workers are losing work days, mostly due to ergonomic injuries, such as sprained backs:
1.Describe the role of leadership skills in managing health and safety in this workplace.
2.Apply concepts of transformational leadership to describe how you would manage health and safety in this company, at a time when change is needed.
3.Describe the role that workplace teams can play in assessing and reducing hazards that are resulting in injuries.
4.Examine 3 strategies you would use to motivate these teams.
5.Examine the role of 2 community partners that you will include on an on-going basis to get involved in preventing health and safety risks to workers and risks to the surrounding community; illustrate with specific examples.
6.Identify 2 community partners that you will keep informed of emergency situations; examine their role in protecting the community.