Workplace Accident Reduction Tips
I've always loved the line by Mark Twain where he wrote, 'It's better to be careful 100 times than to be killed once'.
If a freak accident happens in your workplace, the DoL may forgive you for not seeing it coming. But this isn't always the case.
Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-03-21
My dad almost sliced his finger off on-site, what should we do?It's not as far-fetched as one would think...
That's right, it happened to my father (who owns and manages a concrete and brick factory) just the other day...
Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-03-18
On a scale from 1 to 10, how would you rate your effectiveness when it comes to accident prevention
Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-03-15
When an accident happens in your workplace, you must investigate it immediately. This means you need to follow procedure, collect evidence and, most importantly, interview people.
Accidents don't come with a warning sign! And they can cost you thousands in lost production time and Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases (COID) claims. That's why you need to prevent them from happening.
One of the causes of chemical plant accidents is the failure of management to educate its workers on how to protect themselves from hazardous substances that are present in the workplace.
The office building a whole attention in a UK is pronounced to be a single of a safest in Europe. However we have been 6 times somemore expected to be killed in a office building a whole attention than in any alternative practice sector.
Noise is a leading contributor to injuries in the manufacturing industry.
Some Back Injures On The Workplace
It has been calculated that back injuries are some of the most common ailments, affecting about 4 in 5 people. They are also the most common reason for absenteeism at work, which costs companies millions of pounds a year due to loss of productivity and sickness benefit.
On the job injuries have been on the upward trend for a long time now. I'm sorry to say that some of these injuries actually go miles further to maim, or even end up claiming lives of some employees! So sad indeed.