Health and Safety might not always the most prominent thing that is on the mind of a small business owner but, as today’s infographic provided by the Forum of Private Business demonstrates, it really is something that they cannot afford to take lightly.
Small businesses are responsible for looking after the health and safety requirements of over half of all employees in the UK. Despite this, it is often perceived as something that only bigger businesses need to worry about.
But just imagine the burden on you personally if somebody was injured or killed in your workplace. Not only would you feel terrible – particularly if it was a preventable accident – there could well be legal or financial repercussions for you or your business also.
Read on to see more statistics about Health and Safety for small business.