National Safety Month: Spreading Awareness Throughout June
Workplace fatality rates increased in 2014, for the first time since 2010. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports more than 13 people died on the job each day throughout the country that year, totaling, 4,821 deaths. Almost 17 percent of those fatalities were attributed to slips, trips and falls. These staggering statistics hold as a difficult reminder of just how important this month is and
- National Safety Month provides a great opportunity to review programs and processes that keep employees safe and healthy
- Minimize workplace hazards by having a documented job safety analysis (JSA)
- Reduce accident frequency by collecting and analyzing near-miss information
- Ensure you have proper procedures and protocols, providing your employees with the number one defense against workplace injuries.