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[Video] Workplace Policies and Procedures

September 18th, 2023 | 2 min. read

By Evita Lara

Workplace Policies and Procedures

 

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Workplace policies and procedures are essential for any business, regardless of size or industry. They provide guidance and structure for employees, helping to ensure that everyone is on the same page. Having clear policies and procedures in place can also help to:

Increase productivity: When employees know what is expected of them and how to do their jobs, they are more likely to be productive.
  • Reduce risk: Workplace policies and procedures can help to reduce the risk of accidents, injuries, and other problems.
  • Improve morale: Employees are more likely to be happy and motivated when they feel like they are working in a fair and consistent environment.
  • Comply with laws and regulations: Workplace policies and procedures can help businesses to comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

When creating workplace policies and procedures, it is important to keep the following tips in mind:

  • Make sure they are specific to your company: Your policies and procedures should be tailored to your company's size, industry, and culture.
  • Make sure they are clear, concise, and easy to understand: Employees should be able to easily find and understand the policies and procedures that apply to them.
  • Make sure they are comprehensive: Your policies and procedures should cover a wide range of topics, including but not limited to:
    • Equal opportunity
    • Workplace safety
    • Employee conduct
    • Attendance and vacation
    • Disciplinary action
    • Complaints
    • Ethics
    • Compensation and benefits

  • Make sure they are communicated to all employees: Employees need to be aware of the company's policies and procedures in order to follow them.
  • Make sure they are enforced consistently: It is important to enforce your policies and procedures consistently for all employees in order to maintain a fair and consistent work environment.

If you need help creating or implementing workplace policies and procedures, there are many resources available to you. You can consult with HR consultants, lawyers, or other experts. You can also find many resources online and in libraries.

By investing in effective workplace policies and procedures, you can create a safer, more productive, and more successful workplace.

This video is not intended to be exhaustive nor should any discussion or opinions be construed as legal advice. Viewers should contact legal counsel for legal advice.

 
The video is hosted by Robin, an Account Executive for Combined, who has over 15 years of experience in risk mitigation. he explains that compliance simply means following the rules, and that when businesses are out of compliance, they can face costly repercussions.
 
The video is hosted by Robin, an Account Executive for Combined, who has over 15 years of experience in risk mitigation. he explains that compliance simply means following the rules, and that when businesses are out of compliance, they can face costly repercussions.
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The video is hosted by Robin, an Account Executive for Combined, who has over 15 years of experience in risk mitigation. he explains that compliance simply means following the rules, and that when businesses are out of compliance, they can face costly repercussions.