In 1996, Formosa Plastics, a US plastic products manufacturer, initiated a health and safety programme to promote employee involvement and ownership in safety and instil the importance of safe work practices and equipment on the work force and management. At the heart of the programme was an incident awareness process (IAP). The IAP was set up so that management received notification of every incident or accident and first aid cases, near misses and industrial hygiene exposures triggered an Acti...

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9.6.5 Manage workplace cleanliness, health & safety
9.7.2 Provide mechanisms for internal communication
15.4.6 Work environment, health, safety, ergonomics

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