For some workers, safety tools and knives are indispensible items. Experts from companies that manufacture these products spoke with Safety+Health via email about current trends in their respective markets, as well as some important things product purchasers and users should know.
Head and face protection cover critical areas of the body. To ensure workers wear personal protective equipment, the products should be comfortable, functional and able to be worn throughout the day, according to Aubrey Collier, product manager, industrial head and face protection, for Cynthiana, KY-based Bullard.
In “The Essential Elements of Effective Workplace Programs and Policies for Improving Worker Health and Wellbeing,” NIOSH states that workplace incentives and rewards can have a positive effect on worker participation.