The do’s and don’ts of elevator safety

For millions of workers, riding in an elevator is an everyday occurrence. If you use elevators at work, follow these “do’s” and “don’ts” from the Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation to help stay safe.

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Be prepared for an emergency situation

Disasters can manifest in a variety of ways. Taking preventive measures and planning ahead can help you remain calm in an emergency.

Fires: A small fire can become a raging inferno in only a few minutes, the National Safety Council states. To help prevent fires, install smoke alarms on every floor and regularly test them. Ensure workers know how to operate fire extinguishers and what to do in the event of a fire.
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Stretch it out at your desk

If you work in an office, chances are good that you sit for a large part of the day. This puts you at risk for ergonomics-related problems.

“No matter how well a workstation is designed … working at a computer often involves very few changes in body position,” states the Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety. “This lack of movement can lead to muscle pain and strain.”
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How To Handle Workplace Violence And Protect Your Employees

Here’s a workplace safety statistic you maybe didn’t know: Homicide is one of the leading causes of job-related deaths.

Approximately two million American workers are victims of workplace violence each year, and it’s become a growing concern for both employers and employees nationwide.
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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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