Archive for January 3, 2014

Why You Can’t Afford to Risk Workers’ Safety

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Did you know that a single citation from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ranges anywhere from $5,000 to $500,000? Productivity, employee hours, and company finances depend on eliminating serious hazards in high-risk work environments, such as industrial operations and maintenance settings. Here are some ways employers can keep workers safe and avoid costly OSHA citations:

Keep Lifting Safe

In many cases, manual lifting is disaster waiting to happen. Manual lifting significantly increases the likelihood of some of the most dangerous and inconvenient hazards, including repetitive strain and sudden impact injuries. (In fact, repetitive strain injuries are responsible for one in four missed work injuries.) What simple products and tools can employers use to protect indust