Health and Safety

Health & Safety Consultation

Risk Assessment

The hallmark of Health and Safety Regulations in most countries is the employer’s requirement to conduct a comprehensive risk assessment for each of their facilities. This requirement ensures that the employer identifies workplace deficiencies, or job-related risks, so that they may be addressed.

EU’s risk assessment programs are based on industry best practices and are conducted by experienced and knowledgeable experts. Each risk assessment includes an e-tool and on-site consultative component, and is uniquely designed to serve as an educational tool while compiling data and compliance status. A comprehensive risk assessment report is delivered with easy to track deficiencies and recommendations.

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Risk Assessment
Consultation
Health and Safety Consultation

Expert consultation is available globally to ensure your organization is providing for the safety of all employees. Emergency University’s database of country specific, industry, state, provincial and local regulations provide the basis for ensuring that we can accurately address your concerns. Consultation can be comprehensive, such as establishing the health and safety foundation of a new facility, or topical, such as developing or reviewing “maternal” policies to ensure they meet regulatory compliance. EU will provide you factual context so that you can make informed decisions.

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Evacuation Planning

Written evacuation plans, employee training, and evacuation response team training is required by nearly every country in the world. EU has developed a patented, one of a kind program, that maps your evacuation routes by floor, evaluates current or needed evacuation signage, and provides your personnel with a graphic tutorial of their evacuation routes. The trackable tutorial documents your organization’s compliance for new hire or annual training requirements. The graphic step-by-step evacuation tutorials are available on employee cellphones, and can provide direction and reassurance during emergencies, reducing evacuation times by as much as 75%.

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Evacuation Planning
Policy and Procedures
Health and Safety Policies and Procedures

Does your business have multiple overseas facilities? Let us ease your burden. Most countries require written Health and Safety Policies and Procedures that address how an employer will meet the country’s Health and Safety regulations. Each country has a multitude of Health and Safety legislative/regulatory requirements and requires that the employer demonstrate compliance, through both written policies and procedures, and by ongoing documentation that regulations are monitored and maintained.

Emergency University experts have developed a database of country-specific health and safety regulations. Based on these regulations, we have developed custom policies and procedures globally for Fortune 500 companies. Our team of experts will provide you with an easy to navigate interpretation of your requirements, and collaborate with you to delineate how your organization can best achieve and maintain compliance through clearly stated policies and procedures.

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Health and Safety Monitoring and Quality Assurance

Sustainability is the goal of every program that Emergency University helps establish. Our Emergency University experts don’t desert you once your policies and procedures are written. They continuie to work with you to develop a practical implementation plan and timeline, and easy to adopt systems that monitor the ongoing safety and compliance of your program. They help you develop a performance-based quality assurance program with tools that generate periodic reporting to demonstrate the success of your program to organizational leaders and oversight agencies.

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Quality Assurance
Injury and Illness Prevention
Injury and Illness Prevention

The majority of states in the US require and/or recommend the adoption of Injury an Illness Prevention Programs for the workplace. This is due to increasing evidence that these programs reduce workplace illness and injuries and result in organizational cost savings. Similar to Health and Safety Programs in the UK and European countries, risk assessments, joint participation of management and the workforce are key to creating a positive safety culture. Emergency University can provide the expertise to implement these programs based on required regulations or voluntary standards.

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Infectious Disease Protocols

Emergency University develops Infectious Disease Protocols for Fortune 500 companies, including workflows, organizational structures and response and informational flyers for employees and management to minimize the anxiety of communicable diseases. EU provides an objective criterion so the organization can assess whether the infectious disease outbreak is local, or has global implications. EU’s Pandemic Preparedness Program is based on traditional infection control and industrial hygiene practices and meets applicable country-specific regulatory standards.  The program’s goal is to limit the spread of contagious infectious diseases through your workforce and minimize the impact on your business.

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Infectious Disease Protocols
Medical Direction
Medical Direction Consultation

Emergency University provides licensed, Board-Certified physicians who are experienced subject matter experts in a wide variety of specialties including; Emergency Response Planning, Health and Safety, Executive Protection, AED Programs, Infection Control, Bloodborne Pathogen and Exposure-Control Plans, Travel Medicine, and Establishing Basic or Emergency Medical Care in Remote or Disaster Areas. Our physicians have the resources of academic institutions, and the experience based on providing these services for government agencies and Fortune 500 companies for over 3 decades.

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Ergonomics

The primary health risk in the U.S. for office workers is the ergonomic condition of the workstation. Emergency University has developed a user-friendly online ergonomic assessment and training module that can be completed by employees as they sit at their workstation. Employees are asked to graphically select elements of the workstation that reflect their actual work conditions, and training relating to the risks and benefits of their choices. At the conclusion, the employee is provided with a “virtual workstation” that they have created, and a list of low-cost recommendations to correct identified deficiencies.

For employees who require additional assessment, Emergency University provides a “Virtual On-Site” Assessment via video conferencing software by an experienced ergonomic specialist. EU’s ergonomic program is supported by a sophisticated software suite that tracks the individual’s training, recommendations, and provides a real-time report to the employer upon completion.

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Ergonomics