No matter what industry you work in, you face a variety of safety hazards every day. Having the ability to identify these situations and know what workplace safety tips to follow to protect yourself.
Whether you are writing an employee handbook for the first time or simply updating your current one, it always seems like a daunting task. What do you include? Are you supposed to outline every detail of your company’s policies and procedures? What if you forget something?
How confident are you in your company’s workplace safety plan? Is it a glossy document that no one reads much less follows? Was it thrown together to satisfy someone else such as a demand in a bidding process? Or is it a program that is alive as evidenced by the safe behaviors of your employees?
As a manager or owner, one of your most important workplace safety moments is just after accidents at the workplace. If you take the time to investigate what happened, a series of details may spring to mind that will help you avoid the next accident. These 10 questions can help you find those details:
When it comes to workplace safety awareness and preventing a slip and fall accident, you have to start from the bottom up– literally. Shoes are the cornerstone in saving you, the employer, money, as well as saving your employees from potential injury.
As much as we try to avoid them, accidents happen. This is why it is important to make sure your company has an effective workplace safety policy. However, that policy goes out of the window if you fail to follow all the procedures outlined within.
With the summer season comes employers adding summer help in the form of young workers and those new employees come with some extra risks.