Metalwork Injury prevention

Steel Safety Day to take place in April

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Brussels – The World Steel Association recently announced the launch of Steel Safety Day, to take place April 28 in conjunction with World Safety Day.

WSA’s members include steel producers, steel industry associations and research institutes that account for approximately 85 percent of the world’s steel production. As part of the new awareness day, the association is asking members to complete a safety audit.

Additionally, WSA plans to highlight the most common causes of incidents in the steel industry, identified as:

  • Moving machinery
  • Falls from height
  • Falling objects
  • Gas and asphyxiation
  • Overhead cranes