A safe work environment can prevent accidents and injuries, and just makes sense. Incorporate these tips to help you stay safe at work.
Get training and learn how to identify hazards, manage risks and do your job safely before you begin. Make sure you always follow established safety rules and procedures.
Maintain a clean and organized work area, and design work spaces with safety in mind. How equipment is positioned and where materials are placed is important.
Notify your supervisor or management immediately if you recognize an unsafe or dangerous situation.
Learn what to do and where to get help in an emergency.
Remember everyday safety. The most frequent safety concerns are typically smaller but more likely to occur. Strained backs from poor-lifting techniques, cuts from exposed edges and tripping hazards contribute to work-place injuries.
Revisit safety guidelines each year to stay make sure staff and work environments stay safe.
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