If your company does anything from construction to the food industries you might just want to invest in a videographer to create a striking health and safety video. This video will not only ensure the safety of your clients or consumers but will create an awareness of the importance of a healthy and safe working environment for you, your employees and staff.
If a job is worth doing, it’s worth doing it right. By creating an environment that is safe and hygienically secure, you will not only have happy employees who understand the importance of this topic but you will gain a trusted clientele. People appreciate feeling safe and knowing that nothing is going to harm their health physically or mentally. By investing in such a video, created by a professional with experience, your employees can be educated on topics they were once not conscious, of in areas of safety and health hazards.
This video can be about the proper safety gear necessary on a construction site or how to be aware of your surroundings in a potentially dangerous working environment. In the kitchen of any restaurant, it is expected that the work stations and food preparation areas be as sanitary and clean as possible. Some people aren't even aware of washing their hands in the most effective and efficient way.
Procedures for a safe and healthy working space is crucial in keeping your staff happy and healthy but most importantly ALIVE. Dangerous environments such as construction sites are hazardous to anyone who steps foot in these zone. Annually hundreds of people die while working on constructions, whether it be by falling from heights, crushed by falling objects, electrocution or even structure collapse, this is NOT good.
A short but informative health and safety video would be the most ideal way to induct employees to the site that is run with their personal health and safety as the main priority. Educate your staff on emergency procedures for it does pay off in the end when these procedures save lives. If your staff is happy, your customers would be happy too.
Oliver Karstel is a Pretoria-based South African photographer and creative consultant. As an award-winning photographer and videographer, Oliver has worked with multiple multi-national corporations and organisations including the United Nations (U.N.), NEPAD (African Union), Kal Tire (CA) Thermo King (US), GEA (DE) and PERI (DE and UAE) . Oliver has received accolades from international photography awards including the Moscow International Foto Awards (MIFA), and his work has appeared in publications including INSPADES Magazine and Construction World Magazine. He has worked across the breadth of Southern Africa, West Africa, extending to Northern Europe and the Middle East.
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