Is it difficult to get your workforce excited about hand and finger safety? Do they glaze over when you mention preventing hand injuries? Your solution may be to gamify it.
Sharing safety tips for warehouse employees is an important component to any warehouse safety program. But to make your messaging effective, it’s important to consider the demographic you’re targeting. Safety education works best if it’s tailored to your intended audience. One important sector to focus on is millennials.
Lost time injury, LTI, is one of many terms used for tracking workplace safety. Understanding these terms, documenting the appropriate incidents, and calculating your company’s safety rating are musts for safety managers.
Teaching and enforcing protocols about how to use a scalpel safely are top concerns wherever these tools are used. This is because scalpels are known for being extremely sharp and dangerous. That makes sense; they’re most often considered surgical tools. In this application, they’re made to smoothly cut through skin, muscle, and connective tissue. Lacerations are their job.
Warehouse safety equipment, which includes personal protective equipment, or PPE, is imperative to ensure that workers stay safe. Supplying just any old gear, or the same gear for everyone, won’t get the job done.
Common examples of ergonomic hazards in the workplace are easy to avoid, if you know what to look for. Once you improve the ergonomics of your workplace environment, you’ll boost worker well-being and safety.
Most loss prevention tips focus on shoplifting. While this is a necessary pursuit, it also requires complex, expensive systems. Meanwhile, retailers lose huge sums of money to merchandise ruined while receiving product and stocking shelves.
Your total recordable incident rate, or TRIR, can have a huge impact on your business, and the small details of you safety operations have an outsized effect on this important metric. What is Total Recordable Incident Rate? We answered in detail in our previous post: “OSHA Recordable Incident Rate: Everything You Need to Know.”
Cutting vinyl letters for signage or creating vinyl decals is generally done by machine. Some crafters may choose to learn how to make vinyl letters by hand, but in an industrial setting, that process is far too time consuming.
In any business, it’s important to understand the total cost of ownership and its components. A simple total cost of ownership definition is: a financial estimate that takes into account all direct and indirect costs of an asset or system, be it an entire company, a supply chain, or a single item.