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Legal and Ethical Issues at Workplace

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Legal and Ethical Issues at Workplace


In this paper, legal and ethical issues will be discussed in connection with the current, previous and potential future habitability of the "health and safety of employees," which is currently an important issue was the state of each and every country. Estimated mortality, along with the injury shows that a number of companies in past and present encountered several problems as well as in the near future, they will also continue in the direction facing the types of ethical and legal issues.

All kinds of approximations and expenses related to workers' health, along with safety and security that occurred in an organization depicts that safety issues were not a priority of the company; due to this the number of legal issues relating to costs and penalties can be experienced by companies (Granger 2010).

Understanding of Employee Health & Safety Issues

In the current competitive culture to the smooth performance of the company, it is necessary to ensure the safety and security of its employees. Health and safety includes an important part of work culture. Safety pertains towards act of defending physical well being of the employee (Clarke and White 2002). Additionally, it also involves risk of accidents involved due to the machinery, fire and diseases. Security issues towards defending facilities along with equipments from the unauthorized approach and also guarding employees at time if they have been on work. Generally responsibility of the employee health along with safety falls on supervisors or Human Resource managers of the company (Swanton 2005).

All these laws and plans for health and safety have been made by the government. These rules and regulations made ​​by the government shows that...