Take Time to Make Sure Working Safely Is Part of Your Workday – 12/11/23

Safety E-Quick Tip

OWYN Safety Mgmt Platform

Take Time to Make Sure Working Safely Is Part of Your Workday

Over the years, it has become apparent that serious accidents can affect individuals of all ages.

The occurrence of such accidents presents us with the opportunity to participate or abstain from risky behaviors. Ultimately, the decision lies with us.

Serious accidents can be the result of various factors, including distractions, unnecessary chances, damaged equipment, lack of appropriate equipment, or a desire to show off.

However, those involved in such incidents often express regret and wish they had made different choices – a sentiment that unfortunately comes too late.

To avoid being part of a serious accident, we must prioritize making better choices. Here are some key actions to consider:

  • Pay attention: Ensure full focus on the task at hand, without any distractions.
  • Avoid unnecessary risks: Make conscious decisions to avoid actions that are not essential or could lead to harm.
  • Check equipment often: Regularly inspect and maintain equipment to ensure it is in good working condition.
  • Use appropriate equipment: Always use the right equipment for the task.
  • Work safely: Never compromise safety for the sake of impressing others or completing a job faster.

The list of actions to improve safety could be extensive, but the main takeaway here is the importance of making conscious choices. By following these recommendations, we can significantly reduce the risk of serious accidents.

As we work our way through the holiday season and look ahead to the coming year, let’s commit to working safely and ensuring the well-being of ourselves and others.

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Employee QuickTip

Avoid distractions to stay focused on your job during the holidays and ensure a safe and enjoyable season.

Employer/Management QuickTip

You can enhance safety this holiday season by proactively addressing potential distractions with appropriate safeguards and training to prevent accidents. Please make it a part of your workday.

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Thanks for Reading and Please – “Be Safe this Week and Happy Holidays”.