Safety in the workplace is vital to a well-functioning warehouse, or manufacturing environment. Consider the fact that about 4,600 workers were killed on the job in 2012, according to OSHA. Several more injuries than that occur each year, many of which could be prevented. It's the law to report all workplace injuries to the Occupational Safety Health Administration. The top injuries typically involve falls, ladders, forklifts, machinery, hazardous energy, electrical work, and respiratory issues. Related: Injured Workers Need Guidance To Return To Work Here are 10 ways employers can encourage and increase workplace safety, ultimately leading to a healthier, safer, and more productive environment.
June 08, 2015