Good lighting is a leading element pertaining to the approach of safety in the industrial sector. It permits reliable identification of space, textures, materials and thus potential hazards and means to avoid them. Key elements of good lighting are visual comfort and visual performance. Visual performance describes the ability to perform visual tasks over prolonged periods of time while visual comfort concerns the sense of wellbeing, improving morale at work. In order for the lighting requirements for safety at work to be met, both of these criteria must be fulfilled.
The Emergency Response Plan (ERP) constitutes a fundamental legal obligation of the employer (Law 3850/2010, article 30, paragraph. 1). ERP should be updated and regularly tested through drills, so as in the event of emergency to ensure safe escape of employees and third parties.
The Safety Officer services provided by Ergonomia offer significant added value to any construction company by preventing workplace accidents and by contributing to the application of good health and safety practices and the creation of a safe and comfortable work environment. These services include all duties postulated by relevant regulations in Greece.