Safety Tips - On The Job Safety
It's the last week of National Safety Month! Please share the tips from the National Safety Council below with your employees and always keep safety first in mind!
Smooth Moves Increase Worker Safety & Productivity
Let supervisors know if you’re hurting
Use anti-fatigue mats if standing for a long time
Alternate repetitive and non-repetitive tasks
Switch between manual and sedentary tasks
Alternate using different muscle groups
Increase breaks from repetitive work
Become involved identifying problems & solutions
At Risk Tasks Include...
Lifting heavy items
Pushing and pulling heavy loads
Working in awkward body postures
Use of vibrating machinery
Performing repetitive tasks
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2015, musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), such as sprains or strains resulting from overexertion in lifting, accounted for 31 percent (356,910 cases) of the total cases for all workers.