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.
Plant safety encompasses a wide range of products and equipment, including safety signs, lockout/tagout devices, loading dock safety equipment, spill kits and industrial vacuums. Here, industry insiders discuss new technologies and how workers can help avoid hazards in this wide-ranging field.
Wearing the right fall protection – and using it correctly – can save lives. However, many workers continue to die from fall-related injuries. Of the 937 fatalities that occurred in the construction industry in 2015, 350 were because of a fall to a lower level, OSHA states, adding that these deaths are preventable.