As reported by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (2014) "across the world, two million people die every year as a result of health and safety failures", Health and Safety is an issue that businesses worldwide simply cannot ignore. Effective Health and Safety policies not only protect the wellbeing of an organisation's workforce and business continuity but also present significant financial opportunities. For example, E.ON have saved nearly £12 million in a single year, Rolls-Royce saved around £11 million in just three years and chilled foods producer Uniq saved over £100,000 over three years.
The global financial impact was estimated by the International Labour organisation (ILO), "4% of the world's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is lost due to accidents and work-related diseases."
Digital signage provides the ideal platform from which Health and Safety communications can be disseminated to an organisations workforce. ONELAN Digital Signage can accomplish in a few seconds something that traditional signage sometimes fails to do: catch the eye of busy employees passing the sign for just a few seconds with moving images.
Increasingly, companies are also introducing digital signage to influence staff behaviour, inform both staff and visitors as well as establish a strong corporate culture and brand identity.
By delivering effective employee communication digital signage can support organisations in the following ways: