Four Things You Should Never Do Around Machinery

It’s up to you to keep yourself and others safe on the job. When you operate machinery at your worksite, it’s important to take all possible safety precautions. Four key safety practices for operating machines Aside from being trained and/or licensed to use specific machines, you can follow these four tips to help maintain a safe workplace: Don’t use machinery for anything other than its dedicated purpose. Never use machinery for tasks it was not meant to perform. By doing so, you can damage the machine by pushing it beyond its designated limits. Using machinery improperly can also put you… Read more »

Use This Key Strategy to Effectively Communicate Safety Requirements to Employees

Everyone knows safety practices are important. They’re a common component on every factory floor and construction site. But it’s critical for your labor staff to understand the extent of the consequences that can occur when safety procedures are ignored. Tell employees why—and don’t let them off easy! Safety policies and procedures are in place to prevent injuries and even death. They should be taken seriously and followed to the letter. Employees should understand by ignoring safety practices, they are putting themselves—and their fellow employees—in danger. Obviously, no one wants to find themselves in harm’s way, and no one wants the… Read more »

Three Tips for Helping You Keep Lone Workers Safe

Everyone knows there’s “safety in numbers,” so lone workers are at a special risk on the job. Workers who perform their tasks on their own must keep themselves safe, because if something were to happen, they have only themselves to rely on. But you can help your workers stay as safe as possible on the job. Lone-worker safety—best practices You can help protect the safety and well-being of your lone workers by reinforcing three key safety rules: Identify safety hazards ahead of time. Your lone workers, such as drivers, electricians, plumbers, etc., should be well aware of any on-the-job hazards.… Read more »