Did you know that, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), a staggering 70% of workers who sustain hand injuries are not wearing gloves? Occupational injuries and illnesses are preventable. Business owners can drastically reduce instances of manufacturing operations and maintenance injuries by enforcing common safety regulations. What critical practices keep workers safe?
- Advocate the Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that, out of 770 surveyed workers, a mere 1% suffered face injuries while wearing protective masks or face gear. Personal protective equipment works; industrial mechanics and manufacturing operations workers are much less likely to suffer from injuries while wearing protective gea