8 Workplace Safety Tips Every Employee Should Know

Sep 22, 2017 | General Safety, Online Safety Training

No matter how many safety guidelines and practices you’ve set in place, they won’t do any good if your employees aren’t aware and invested in following those guidelines. The safest work environments occur when employees, at all levels of the organization, work together to communicate and adhere to the safety standards set in place. A successful safety program is one that encourages employees to report unsafe situations and behaviors, and encourages safe practices throughout each and every work day.
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Workplace Safety: 5 Tips to Identify Hazards

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 2.9 million recordable non-fatal injuries and illnesses in Private sector industry in the USA in 2016. In addition to their social costs, workplace injuries and illnesses have a major impact on an employer’s bottom line. According to The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), it has been estimated that employers pay almost $1 billion per week for direct workers’ compensation costs alone.

To ensure the safety of your employees and reduce the number of injuries, it is imperative that you know how to identify the health and safety hazards in your workplace.

Each workplace will have different safety hazards depending on industry, location and specific function of the facility, however every business will benefit by following the tips that have been outlined below.
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10 Things To Avoid To Make Your Workplace Safer

In order to create the safest workspace possible, sometimes it is all about what you need to stop doing. To assist you, Laksafety has created a list of the 10 things you need to avoid as they may be hindering safety at your company.

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