Archive for June 6, 2017
In 2015, 4,836 workers were killed on the job. That equals 13 deaths every day. This is an alarming number that requires careful planning to reduce. There are a variety of factors that contribute to employee injuries, including inexperience, poor working conditions, and fewer safety regulations than needed. A successful reduction in related injuries and deaths will require a combination of the following safety precautions.
Thorough training programs
Employees who are not properly trained are at a higher risk of injury, or even death. The majority of employee related injuries occur to those who have been working a limited period of time. According to the Institute for Work and Health in Canada, a new employee in their first month at work has more than three times the ri