The purpose of today’s safety message is about eye protection. I'm sharing this information to help our readers see clearly the importance of protecting the eyes of your workers.
I was at an airport recently and watched a worker take a nasty spill on a floor that apparently was wet. It was painful to watch as the worker fell backwards and hit her head pretty hard.
At a recent conference, the leader of a growing business approached us at our exhibit and admitted they had safety issues. Admitting that safety in the workplace is not what it should be is the first step in recognizing the need for change. Seeking help is the second.
In an effort to reduce the number of injuries and illnesses caused by hazardous chemicals, The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has made revisions to the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to align it with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).
As a leader of your organization and the person in charge of workplace safety, the worst thing you could do is to assume workplace injury and illness won’t occur in your facility.
Here’s a workplace safety statistic you maybe didn’t know: Homicide is one of the leading causes of job-related deaths.