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Quoting the words of Merriam-Webster, ‘an accident is an unfortunate event that is caused mainly because of ignorance as well as carelessness.’ It is true that a single accident can leave a great scar on the overall productivity of the business. It is also evident that the occurrence of these accidents cannot be 100% avoided because certain things are there that are not predictable.
As per the latest records of National Council for Occupational Safety and Health, a total number of workplace accident has reached to 6,151 in 2017 and more than 1 million deaths annually. But one can eliminate the occurrence of all these misfortunate accidents by following certain measures as well as approaches. Check out the post to learn some of the useful tips to make safe workplace.
1. It’s Always Good to Be Alert on The Job
Remaining alert throughout the time while at work will not eliminate the possibilities of accidents but it will also enhance the overall performance of the workers. So, when an employee remains active, alert and performs his/her responsibly with sincerity, it might take him to earn salary hike or an incentive. In most of the cases, it is evident that people who face accidents are the ones who feel sleepy while working.
2. Learn the Use of All the Appliances
It is important for the employers and the workers, especially the ones working in commercial and industrial workplaces, to be friendly with the use of the appliances or machinery installed. This will help them to complete the job within the stipulated time as well as it will also help them to get rid of the accidents that can cause because of the wrong movement of the devices installed.
3. Employers Should Install FRP Structures in The Workplace
Industries that involve the uses of heavy structures such as oil and gas refineries, food processing plants, etc. should make use of the FRP structures to ensure that the workplace remains safe. Business owners can also make use and offer plenty of access systems to install in the workplace. By doing this, the possibility of accidents will be minimized largely as these structures make the working of the employees very easy.
4. Never Take On For The Job For Which You Have No Training
It would be one of the foolish things to take on the high-risk job, especially, when you have got no training related to the same. Just imagine the setting when an untrained or novice person is doing the job of a fire cutter. Doing such things will let the person to get exposed to danger but it will also threaten the lives of others working around.
5. Follow Safety Week or Month Every Year
It is important to celebrate or follow ‘safety week’ in the organization. This is the occasion when the workers should be informed about the importance of workplace safety and how they can do so. There should be presentation related to the consequences if someone works with without basic training and knowledge.
Following the tips discussed above will help a lot to ensure workplace safety and will enhance the productivity of the organization. In case of question or suggestion, reach us below in the comment box.