Unit One: Principles of Personal Responsibilities and Working in a Business Environment, Business and Administration Essay

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Unit one: Principles of personal responsibilities and working in a business environment


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Section 1 – Know the employment rights and
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Legal aspects – not following the health, safety and security rules and regulation at work may mean that the law is being broken. This can result in reprimands, fines, closures and even prison sentences.

Moral aspects - An organisation’s health, safety and security procedures are created to ensure that people do not come to any harm. If procedures are not followed, people inside or outside the organisation may suffer in some way. For this reason, employers and employees have a moral obligation to do the right thing and follow procedures. In this way, harm may be minimised.

Economic aspects - if organisation doesn’t follow the law they will need to pay fines for breaking the law, if organisation didn’t provide safe working environment to their employees, due to accidents they will need to pay compensations. Company productivity might suffer from loss of customers, who’s aware of health, safety and security problems.
An example:

The chef of the restaurant didn’t wash meat properly and prepared it to the customers in the restaurant. Same food been prepared for staff members. Everyone get poisoned. By not following health, safety and security procedures, organisation had to pay a fine, many employees suffer from food poisoning and had to take a sick leave. Due the accident company had to pay a compensation to the staff members and customers. There was broken all three aspects: legal, moral and