Archive for December 24, 2013
Did you know that, among 770 workers with face injuries, only 1% wore protective face masks or gear? Debris, falling objects, electrocutions, and burns threaten industrial operations and maintenance workers on a day-to-day basis. Business owners can create a safe work environment, protect workers, and protect productivity, production, and company assets using simple safety tips.
- Enforce the Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Personal protective equipment (PPE), including hard hats, gloves, hearing protection, respirators, steel-toed boots, and safety goggles, dramatically reduces the likelihood of worker injury – and can even save lives. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), falling objects are responsible for over 33% of head injuries. The