Work safety truly is important in every workforce. It can prevent you from being laughed at on YouTube, but also more importantly it keeps everyone injury free. Most safety errors don’t only put the one person at risk but multiple persons.
Below are some fantastic tips found on complianceandsafety.com
And just in case you still want to giggle a little at other’s misfortune here is a YouTube video on some workplace fails
Your safety is your personal responsibility.
Always follow the correct procedures.Never take shortcuts.
Take responsibility and clean up if you made a mess.
Clean and organize your workspace.
Ensure a clear and easy route to emergency exits and equipment.
Be alert and awake on the job.
Be attentive at all times to your work surroundings.
When in doubt, contact your supervisor or manager for instruction, guidance, or training.
Never take risks when it comes to safety.
Obey safety signs, stickers, and tags.
Take short breaks when you keep up a repetitive motion for a long period of time, and sit, stand, or walk with good posture.
Report serious injuries immediately to a supervisor and get emergency assistance.
Keep things in perspective. Hazards may be limitless, so focus on the most likely risks first.
- Strained backs and sliced fingers may be more popular in your workspace than would the risk of flooding (as in a basement office) or the risk of wild animals cutting loose (as in a zoo).