Reducing Workplace Injuries Among Employees

To ensure that you are able to reduce your workplace injuries, you need to make workplace safety a priority in your workplace. That’s the most important part of ensuring that you can directly lower the overall occurrence of employee injuries. We’re going to show you how you can take an active and comprehensive approach to workplace safety.


Here are the different things you need to do in order to ensure that employees and all other personnel within the workplace are as safe as possible…


  • You need to inform employees of the importance of safety in the workplace when you hire them.
  • You must educate workers on safety measures and the need to follow safety rules.
  • You should ensure that your workers are properly trained their new job duties.
  • You need to monitor your employees to make sure that they are properly following all the safety procedures and that they use all equipment correctly.
  • You should never fail to enforce consequences for employees who do not follow the safety measures.
  • You must discuss safety at staff meetings, you need to do performance evaluations and more.
  • You should ensure that there are assessments of a job requirement; you need to define physical capabilities for particular jobs.
  • You should only allow workers to do jobs that they are physically capable of handling.
  • You need to provide the necessary personal protective equipment for your workers to do your jobs.
  • You need to review any instances of injuries, in order to figure out how to prevent them from injuries in the future.
  • You must see if there are any injuries that are frequently happening, then you need to create strategies which can fix them in the future.
  • You should keep in mind that there are overtime or unsafe practices which may actually increase the number of injuries at work.
  • You need to identify and reward workers who are able to help or initiate training or monitoring for safety programs in the workplace.


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 company’s safety requirements. Contact us today.




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