According to the National Safety Council of America, one worker is injured on the job every seven seconds. This is a very significant statistic! It means that companies must begin taking steps toward cultivating a positive safety culture. The first step is identifying common hazards and practices that could jeopardize the health and safety of employees. Here is a list that we put together of the top 7 safety hazards in the US workplace to help your company get started.
As we begin to shift from fall to winter, new hazards in the workplace need to be addressed. If companies employ workers who do most of their job outside, new considerations such as hypothermia and frostbite, pose unique risks to the workforce. These hazards, along with many others, can be safely avoided with open communication, proactive safety measures, and a thorough involvement of all staff members in your company’s safety procedures. We will look at a few of the main safety hazards in the workplace that are unique to the cold, winter months that are upon us.
We’ve all seen the buzz word #connectedsafety on the web recently and you might have been asking what is Connected Safety and how should I apply it to my work? Connected Safety is an Internet of Things (IoT) platform designed to connect workers, places, and equipment, and help organizations to facilitate improvements in worker safety, workflow, and safety process automation. So what does this mean? Let’s break it down.
Employees should feel confident that their health and safety are top priorities in their work environment. Although incidents in the workplace are often unpredictable, exercising proactive safety protocols not only decrease the probability of an accident occurring in the first place, they also make dealing with an incident much more manageable.
A Positive Safety Culture
Safety culture encompasses the expectations, feelings, and perspectives of employees toward the safety of all workers in an organization - it is how safety is managed in the workplace. Of course, taking a proactive approach
Scatterling is excited to be exhibiting for the second year at the National Safety Council Congress and Expo next month in San Diego on September 9-11, 2019.
The NSC Congress & Expo is the world's largest gathering of safety professionals annually that brings 14,000 attendees and 900 exhibitors internationally.