From boxes of paper near the printer to large packages in the mailroom, office settings contain a number of objects – some quite heavy – that require manual lifting. Are you following safe lifting practices?
Some workplace hazards, such as an unsupported trench or a backing piece of equipment, are easy to spot. But others, such as a gas leak, often go unnoticed. That’s where instruments and monitors can play a lifesaving role.
Wearable devices and monitors provide an extra level of protection for lone workers – employees who often perform solo work at a location. Here, industry insiders share their thoughts on new technologies and how employers can help keep their workers safe.
The safety tool and lighting industries encompass a wide range of equipment. Nevertheless, these products, including tool lanyards, electrical volt detectors and LED floodlights, have one thing in common: keeping workers safe.
Safety signs and labels play an important role in the workplace. “With over 4,000 worker fatalities and countless injuries occurring every year, [having] effective safety signs and labels is critical in every work environment,” said Mauriah Lamia, content and social media manager for Brooksville, FL-based Accuform.