Returning to Work after COVID-19 Shutdown It’s stirring and a little frightening all at the same time. We are excited to be allowed to open our facilities and get back to work! But how do we ensure the safety of our employees and our facility? According to the CDC when determining the most appropriate actions… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Safety Updates
Stay alert for possible hazards during each task you perform, particularly during the final stages of a job. Don’t let familiarity with the job site dull your hazard radar.
Never operate a piece of machinery until you have been trained on it and fully understand the safety procedures, including what to do in an emergency.
Know where the emergency eyewash stations & showers are located & how to use them.
Employers have a responsibility to provide a safe workplace for their employees. Without the guarantee of a safe environment, employees can’t be expected to perform their jobs effectively. Instead of being able to focus on their tasks and duties, they’re probably watching their backs, afraid of the hazards and dangers that might lurk around each… Read more »
Have a happy and safe Labor Day! Remember to wear seat belts when traveling and don’t drink and drive!
Pay attention to what you are doing to avoid caught-in or crush injuries around machinery.
Breathing is second nature to us. We take thousands of breaths each day and we don’t even think about it. This means we’re likely taking in toxins and dangerous gases all the time. Sometimes there are situations at work where the atmosphere is dangerous and could lead to difficulty breathing, injury, or even death. Here’s… Read more »
Protecting your temporary workers should be a huge priority for your company. Almost all workplace injuries are preventable. Though your permanent employees have undergone rigorous training on your machinery, equipment, and safety protocol, there’s a good chance your temp workers just glossed over that part. No matter what type of employment contract you have between… Read more »
Never climb on or step onto guards to increase your work height.