Boost Workplace Safety…12 Steps Step #3

Who can do the most to promote safety in the workplace? YOU! You’re the one employees look to for leadership and guidance. You’re the one management relies on to provide safety training, enforce safety rules, and monitor employee performance. Each week for the next 12 weeks we will post a new step.
 
#3 Analyze Jobs for Safety’s Sake 

Know each job in your department so well that you can spot every potential hazard. If a different method will eliminate a hazard, introduce it. If PPE is required, make sure it’s available. And think about housekeeping requirements, too. Sometimes, hazards are created as a by-product of a job-combustible scrap and trash, for example, or tools left lying around where somebody could trip over them.