Guidelines For Preventing Workplace Accidents

You really need to be cautious and guided when it comes to operating safely on the job. You really need to ensure that you stay out of harm’s way and don’t get in any accidents.


Accidents can cause injuries that are painful and that may result in you missing work and not being able to effectively function anywhere else either. Accidents may even result in lifelong health problems or death. You should try your best to avoid them and we can show you how, with these guidelines.


  • Stay alert while you’re on the job! You will perform better and more safely when you do that. If you get sleepy or tired, take a break and come back.


  • Wear the appropriate uniform you are required to wear. If you need to wear gloves, steel-toe boots and a hardhat helmet, then wear them and stay safe.


  • Pay careful attention to emergency drills and take part in them as well. Don’t take them for granted because you just might have to use them one day.


  • Question your supervisor about the potential risks of doing certain jobs if you’re not sure.


  • Only do jobs that you have been trained for. If you have not been appropriately trained or equipped for a risky job, then don’t do it!


  • Remember to follow your workplace’s safety program, so you can avoid having an accident.


  • Report the possible causes of accident to your managers, so that they can investigate the problem, warn others about it and rectify the problem.


  • If you are the owner of a company, you should post health and safety signs and rules. If you are an employee you should make sure that you follow those rules.


  • Organize an emergency team among employees so that in case of an accident or the possibility of one, this team can come into action.


  • Don’t ever out the health and safety of employees at risk. Try to keep them out of the way of hazards.



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 CPO approved, TSSA accredited, and WSIB approved provider, we look forward to discussing how ACT can help with your companies safety requirements. Contact us today.



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