Don’t forget to involve your contractors in the safety conversation, as well. Rules that apply to regular employees should also apply to contractors.
It teaches managers, supervisors and team leaders how to observe people as they work. By talking with people to acknowledge safe acts and correct unsafe acts, workers are encouraged to follow safe work practices. For more than 30 years, DuPont™ STOP® has helped organizations prevent injuries by increasing safety awareness and helping people talk with each other about safety. Thousands of companies and government organizations worldwide have realized not only the human benefits of this program but also the impact in real dollars and cents.
Involve them in your updated processes in as many ways as possible so that everyone at your job site is working from the same standards. If you do not already have a Director of Safety, make sure you appoint someone to fill this role. This will allow a safety leader to take ownership of improving safe practices in your workplace.
Additionally, 53% were frequently exposed to vapors, gas, dust, or fumes, compared to 25% of all U.S. workers. Professionals advise on a broad range of occupational health matters. These include how to avoid particular pre-existing conditions causing a problem in the occupation, correct posture for the work, frequency of rest breaks, preventive action that can be undertaken, and so forth.
If everyone is committed to safety, you could see a vast reduction in violations and an increase in morale. STOP® for Supervision A comprehensive, behavior-based safety program, STOP® for Supervision establishes the framework for the entire STOP® series.
Otherwise, responsibility could be shuffled around and it will be much harder to make progress. Promoting a culture of safety is one of the best ways to reduce workplace accidents.