In an effort to prevent tragic deaths and injuries, Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) is in the midst of a two week campaign to promote the prevention message in the 2015 National Fall Safety Stand-Down.
When you dedicate yourself to protecting workers and saving lives, you are rewarded each day with knowing that the people you protect get to go home at the end of the day to be with their family. We envision a future in which every worker makes it home safely, every day. Working together, we WILL reduce injuries in the workplace. This is our Mission. This is what we believe.
Have you ever seen the show What Would You Do? It’s a hidden camera series on ABC hosted by John Quinones that focuses on a situation and whether or not bystanders intervene, and how.
In the world of workplace safety, we see the potential for accidents and injuries every day at many organizations. We invest our expertise to help organizations keep workers safe. As a company dedicated to worker safety, we see quite clearly the probability for the most disabling workplace injuries and illnesses… and we focus on preventing them.
Each week I use this space to share thoughts on safety. Sometimes I focus on new regulations. Other times I’ll specifically write about protecting hands or feet or eyes… and the importance of protecting our workers.
I was recently interviewed on a number of topics about safety and our family business. I’m sharing the following information, which was published by DiversityPlus Magazine, because it speaks to the importance of keeping workers safe. It is my hope that you find value in what I have shared.
Most organizations want to keep their employees safe. However, there are a lot of companies that don’t fully appreciate the total value in workers safety… or realize all of the potential costs associated with cutting corners on safety training and Proper Protective Equipment (PPE).