SAFETY TIP TUESDAY- NCESD
Provided by the North Central ESD Workers Compensation Trust
HERE ARE A FEW IDEAS FOR SAFETY RESOLUTIONS FOR 2015:
Stop thinking “It won’t happen to me,” and start believing that without proper awareness, it is likely to happen to me.
Adhere to safe work practices:
Wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when necessary, both at work and off-the-job.
Utilize proper body mechanics when handling and moving supplies or equipment.
Use the right tool for the job.
Practice good housekeeping.
Focus on your work and leave personal life distractions at home. They can take
your concentration away from the task at hand and increase your chance of having a
Engage in safety trainings with an open mind; be attentive; and ask questions.
Take time to ask questions if unsure how to do a task safely.
Yield to temptations to take shortcuts.
Follow the rules and be a Safety Role Model for others.
If you see something, say something! Report safety hazards and concerns
Report all accidents, injuries and close calls/near misses, to your supervisor
Speak up if you see someone taking a shortcut or doing something that’s unsafe.
Take an interest and volunteer to serve on the Safety Committee.