Wednesday, June 3, 2015

National Safety Month

Most employees feel safe at their place of work, but that is mostly because nothing has ever happened there. In workplaces where fires, accidents, violence and other disruptions have occurred, employees know that bad things can happen and are not complacent about their safety. This month, National Safety Month, is a good time to take a good look at your workplace to see exactly how safe you can make it. Get your team together to discuss this, and don’t forget to get employee input as well.

Workplace health and safety hazards can be costly (to lives and the bottom line), but the good news is that they are largely preventable if you take the right precautions. (Item #1)   Here are a few ways to make your office safer. (Item #2)   What should employers do to protect workers from fire hazards? (Item #3)

A company should provide employees with a safe parking lot as well as protection while getting to or from that lot. (Item #4)   Help keep your home office space secure for kids and pets by following these safety guidelines. (Item #5)   As a leader, you are responsible not only for your own safety, but for the security and safety of those you lead.  (Item #6)

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