As you already know, good safety practices are extremely important on the job site. Establishing a safety program not only will help you comply with OSHA regulations, but, it will also show your employees that you are committed to providing a safe working environment.
The working height can be dangerous if safety precautions are not taken. You should know that even a drop of a few inches can cause serious injury. Work requiring the use of ladders or scaffolding must be studied in order to eliminate as much risk to workers.
North American Occupational Safety and Health Week or NAOSH Week is May 4 – 10, 2014. This year’s theme is “Make Safety a Habit”. The goal is to emphasize the importance of preventing injury in the workplace. Getting involved in NAOSH Week is a great way to better educate employees, employers and the public on the positive benefits of a safe work environment.