Workplace accidents cause nearly 5,000 deaths and 3 million injuries every year. But many of these incidents could have been prevented. Good housekeeping and safety practices can significantly reduce accidents and injuries in any type of work environment.
Employees need to understand how to maintain a neat and orderly work environment and develop other good safety habits that will help them to create a safer workplace for everyone.
Atlantic's updated Safety Housekeeping and Accident Prevention training products provide workers with the information they need to recognize on-the-job hazards and explain how they can prevent them.
Available in English or Spanish.
- Developing a good safety attitude.
- Maintaining a neat and orderly work environment.
- Using tools and equipment.
- Identifying and storing hazardous materials.
- Hazardous materials cleanup and disposal.
- Personal protective equipment.
- … and more.
- The prevalence of accidents in office environments and the potential dangers that might not be so obvious.
- Maintaining a mindset geared toward safety and looking for potential hazards.
- Hazards in the Workplace
- Clutter and various items that can create special hazards and how to take care of them.
- Proper usage of equipment, especially to avoid Cutting Hazards.
- Unique hazards in an office environment like toner powder, overloaded outlets, eyestrain, and lower back issues.
- Identifying potentially hazardous chemicals.
- How to handle emergencies, such as a fire.
- Maintenance and “Safety Housekeeping”
- Always using the correct tool for the job.
- How to perform proper maintenance on a machine.
- Storage and inspection of tools and machinery before use.
- Dangers associated with chemicals, including disinfectants and soaps.
- Proper storage of chemical agents and how to use a Material Safety Data sheet.
- Storing compressed gas cylinders properly.
- Biological hazards such as sharps and how to handle them according to OSHA guidelines.
- Using proper PPE like gloves, eye protection, and the appropriate shoes.