When one hears the phrase “build a wardrobe”, one usually thinks of the types of pieces to choose to add to a wardrobe and make it more versatile and functional.
However, there is a literal aspect to the phrase, as well; since many individuals involved in the construction and building industries also have to add items to their work wardrobe.
This means that construction workers “build” a wardrobe, too. Many of the items they add are created by designers to provide the workers with the safest, highest amount of most protection and safety possible. Among the items utilized for this purpose, for example, are accessories such as earplugs and rugged, protective footwear.
But these items are not designed to protect the safety of the whole individual. So how is this objective reached? First and foremost, the wardrobe items mostly center on a pivotal, key safety factor: visibility.
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Preventing workplace injuries is an ongoing concern for both employers and employees. When workers are properly trained, adhere to safety guidelines, and wear protective gear, over time, they are less likely to become injured on the job.
New employees tend to be injured more often than more experienced employees. The Institute for Work and Health in Canada found that within their first month of work, a new employee is three times more likely to become injured than an employee that has been on the job for a longer period of time. Furthermore, these employees are also more likely to be absent from work as a result of an injury.
Employees with less than a year of service are also more likely to be injured. In 2013, for example, approximately one-third of the nonfatal injuries that occurred were