Wednesday, January 11, 2017

How can you improve your safety?

An article by JELF Group lists 8 ways in which safety in the construction sector can be improved:
  1. Ensure equipment has been correctly assembled and installed*
  2. Make sure that all equipment is properly maintained and regularly checked*
  3. Avoid working at height where possible and find ways of decreasing it*
  4. Keep all walkways, stairs, and work areas clear of debris and obstructions*
  5. Make sure that all materials are stored away safely*
  6. Provide staff with protective equipment and make sure they can use it correctly*
  7. Ensure all employees are appropriately trained
  8. Ensure all workplace tasks are risk assessed

Sources: 
*Zywave Risk Insights: Construction Site Safety Inspections