How to Measure Workplace Safety

There is always the need to measure workplace safety. This, obviously helps reduce downtimes due to injuries and illnesses and enforce productivity. This topic is pretty broad, but we will be as brief as permissible, and as simplistic as possible. How do you effectively measure safety in your workplace? There are several tested methods that can be used to reduce employee incidents and illnesses. One of the major methods for measuring safety is LEADING AND LAGGING indicators. Leading indicators are pre-incident measurements, which we can note before the incident happens.…

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6 WORKPLACE SAFETY TIPS WITH BENEFITS

Below are six workplace safety tips with benefits. Interestingly, workplace safety is neither magic nor rocket science. We have selected these few for two reasons. The first is their efficiency and the second is their simplicity. 1. Have safety standards clearly written. Most things will never get done in the office except they are written. It is important that you have safety standards well-articulated and written down for all to see. It is also important that you ensure that you put  written rules and standards in a simple language that…

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Common Mistakes Made While Buying Safety Shoes

The most common mistake made while buying safety shoes is setting out to buy a cheap safety shoe or nothing. Period! Upping the budget a little to get a deserving safety shoe is something to be proud of. Not for ego purposes though. Basically, you usually get what you paid for. As the saying goes, “Good things are not cheap; cheap things are not good”. Naturally and expected, saving money is part of the budget managing skills that we expect from a manager. But this becomes an issue when and…

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Benefits of Reflective Jackets and Vests

What really are the benefits of reflective jackets and vests? Many work areas have proved to be risk-prone and dangerous. In some environments workers  find themselves using big machinery which move large amounts of objects that could potentially fall and injure people.   Reflective jackets and vests are high visibility clothes in form vests and jackets that help increase visibility for workers in a work environment, thereby preventing accidents.   In the absence of large machines in a work environment as it were, we might have vehicles, tools, panels, slabs…

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Safety Shoe Codes – What Do They Mean?

There are occupations which present such daily hazards that protective gear must be worn while performing all necessary job functions. One of the most important pieces of this protective gear is a pair of safety shoes. But before you start buying inappropriate shoes make up your mind about the different safety codes that exist. Safety shoes are readily available and are one of the easiest ways to help prevent accidents and injuries in the workplace. There are international standards which define the various levels of protection provided by safety shoes.…

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A LITTLE TIP ON BIOHAZARD SIGNS

What is Biohazard? Biological hazards, also known as biohazards, refer to biological substances that pose a threat to the health of living organisms, primarily that of humans. If your place of work is in a laboratory, hospital, or involves the use of chemical, then this might be for you. First, it is needful that you have the necessary signs set up. That said, biohazard signs are there to help protect both employees and users of these facilities against the spreading of bacteria and viruses. It is extremely important to pay…

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6 Secrets About Safety Shoe Guide That Nobody Will Tell You

Safety Shoe Guide

These secrets about Safety Shoe Guide are the ones most peddlers of Safety shoes wish you do not know. The reason is that these would definitely inform your buying decision and it might not be in the favour of these peddlers. This is possible if the seller do not have a wide range of Safety shoes to meet every need of their customers. They feel it is better to keep mum over these to protect their interest of you sticking with them in your buying adventure. Without much ado let us…

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Safe Boating, Responsible Boating and Sharing the Waterways

The operator of a pleasure craft will take the following actions in the presence of other persons or properties of the shared waterways activities: stay well clear of swimmers and properties; adjust the speed of the craft so that the draw-off and the wave disturbance generated by the passage of the craft avoid making injuries to persons, erosion of the shoreline or damage to the properties; follow collision regulations, and use courtesy and common sense so as not to create a hazard, a threat, a stress or an irritant to…

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How to Find Out Workplace Safety Tips Quickly

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Many safety experts suggest workplace safety tips for better work conditions in the plant site. However, many workers and employers do not realize that in the manufacturer manual books there are many important safety tips they have to do actually. The safety tips inside the manufacturers manual book is very essential because the manufacturers know well about the equipments they supply. They have determined special safety precautions that users should pay attention to. Generally, manufacturer manual’s of machinery and equipment describes special guidance on installation, operation, troubleshooting and maintenance. You can…

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11 Tips for Effective Workplace Housekeeping

by Sarah Trotto, To some people, the word “housekeeping” calls to mind cleaning floors and surfaces, removing dust, and organizing clutter. But in a work setting, it means much more. Housekeeping is crucial to safe workplaces. It can help prevent injuries and improve productivity and morale.It can also make a good first impression on visitors. This is according to Cari Gray, safety consultant for the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. It also can help an employer avoid potential fines for non-compliance. The practice extends from traditional offices to industrial workplaces,…

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