News & Views Month: November 2021
Slips, Trips, and Falls in Construction
Nearly one-third of reportable injuries and 40% of fatalities in construction result from slips, trips, and falls (STF). These injuries result in 50% more days away from work than other injuries. Let’s take a look at some common areas of risk and some safe work practices. Continue Reading →
Slips, Trips, and Falls – Hazards on Industrial Sites
OSHA maintains general industry regulations on walking / working surfaces that guard against hazards such as; excess clutter, protruding objects, and wet conditions just to name a few. These hazards can harm everyone in a facility, regardless of their job title or job responsibilities. In the images below, we look at some of the most common STF hazards found on industrial sites. Keep an eye for these types of hazards when performing work on industrial sites. Continue Reading →
Slips, Trips, and Falls – Safer Working Environment
Slips, Trips, and Falls (STF) often occur due to a loss of traction between the foot / shoe and the walking surface. Common locations of risk are doorways, ramps, hallways with different floor surfaces, stairs, and when obstacles like rugs or cords are present. Continue Reading →
Creating a Positive Safety Culture
Moving from a safety policy to a safety culture requires guidelines that are aligned with the organizational brand, mission statement, principles, and values. Continue Reading →
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