Sometimes, things go wrong when cleaning tasks are being performed at a workplace, leading to an accident. For example, mishaps sometimes occur with pressure washers that lead to the user or another worker suffering an injury.
It appears that Americans are no strangers to fatigue. According to National Safety Council estimates, around 43 percent of individuals here in the U.S. have sleep levels that are low enough to negatively impact things like their safety, productivity and cognitive abilities.
Emergency medical service workers help people in times of great need and distress. Unfortunately, in the course of doing this important work, such workers sometimes end up in distressing situations themselves. For one, injuries can sometimes occur during the course of performing EMS work.
There are many steps small businesses can take to promote workplace safety. This includes providing employee safety training, putting policies in place regarding safety issues relevant to their workplace and creating an environment where employees feel comfortable reporting possible safety problems. What safety measures a business takes can be very impactful for it, as how safe its workplace is can have many ramifications for the company’s well-being.
New employees can bring a lot of enthusiasm and new ideas to a company. However, their lack of experience with the company could have the potential to cause problems if not properly addressed.
It is a common sight in many cities: the gleaming glass of the windows of buildings. A lot of work goes into keeping such glass clean and gleaming. The workers who perform such cleaning can face many challenges on the job, including potential safety risks.
Among the conversations that can be critical ones in a workplace are safety conversations. And this doesn’t just include the safety talks a business’ management has with workers. It also includes the conversations workers have with each other about safety.
Today’s smartphone era is fueled by the work of a wide range of different workers. This includes the workers who build and perform maintenance work on cell towers.
A lot of work goes into the foods found in our nation’s grocery stores and on our dinner tables. The food industry is a big one in the U.S. and there are a wide range of different food-related jobs held by workers here in Louisiana and the rest of the country.
Fall-arrest systems are one of the many types of safety equipment that can be present in a workplace. Such systems can help keep a worker from suffering major impact injuries when they fall from a high height. However, this does not mean that all falls in which a worker is wearing a fall-arrest system and the system “catches” them are injury-free.