Are you tired of lessons and definitions of heat stress, heat exhaustion and heat stroke every summer? Don’t get me wrong, these are important topics for our employees to know and understand. My concern is many of our employees are a little short on actionable information past the three definitions.
The safe handling of heavy materials is a critical component of workplace safety. A lot of strained backs and torn muscles can be avoided by proactively promoting safe material handling practices through comprehensive assessment of the work area and use of proper tools.
Winter wear PPE is largely left up to the individual employee, with little or no guidance to accurately assess the appropriate protection. The following tips can help you bring the same emphasis to winter wear PPE that other PPE elements command.