Basic Safety Tips For Being Safe In The Workplace

Some of the most unfortunate incidents on the workplace often occur when the most basic safety guidelines aren’t known or aren’t placed into action. There are a number of things that you need to learn about in order to prevent injuries from happening to you or to other employees. These safety tips are really important.

  • Learn and train on how you can identify hazards, manage risks and generally do the job safely, prior to starting it.
  • Request that your supervisors oversee and check that you are performing your job correctly.
  • Don’t be shy to talk to your supervisor if you think that a task is too dangerous for you to perform.
  • If you aren’t sure about something, go to an experienced co-worker or supervisor in order to gain information on safely doing the job.
  • Learn about what to do and where to go in the event of an emergency.
  • Carefully follow all rules and procedures related to safety.
  • Wear require personal protective equipment provided by your employer to get your job done.
  • If there are any injuries (whether big or small) make sure that you report them.
  • Keep your eyes open for hazards and report them.
  • Look out for your co-workers, particularly if they haven’t been in the workplace very long.
  • Before you go to work, try to get a good night’s rest so that you can feel awake and energized to prevent dangerous mistakes from happening.

A safe work place is crucial and ensuring that you have the right safety procedures and policies for things such as working at heights, first aid CPR, confined space entry, as well as things like WHMIS-GHS can create a great work environment that is safe and productive. Since Advanced Consulting and Training Ltd.’s founding, their diverse team of certified health and safety professionals have taken great pride in their ability to deliver prompt, cost-effective and relevant workplace health and safety solutions. As a MOL approved, TSSA accredited, and WSIB approved provider, we look forward to discussing how ACT can help with your company’s safety requirements. Contact us today.