WHAT TO DO

IN CASE OF WORKPLACE ACCIDENT

ACCORDING TO THE ARL AND EPS

  • The worker must report the accident opportunely to his/her boss.
  • The worker should receive first aid.
  • The worker shall provide truthful and ascertainable information about the accident.
  • The worker must follow the necessary treatment and tests for his/her recovery.
  • At hospital the worker should mention that has to be admitted to hospital due to a workplace accident.
  • The worker shall fill a form in the 48 hours after the accident.
  • The occupational health department should investigate the accident to take actions and prevent future risk of accidents.

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REMEMBER YOU CAN PREVENT WORKPLACE ACCIDENTS

  • To prevent accidents you could follow carefully the regulations, rules and restrictions proposed by your company.
  • To minimize the risk to get seriously injured you can use the protection implements.
  • The workers can not avoid the risk just by intuition, you should read and understand the rules and advices related to accident risks.
  • Please remember you can call to the occupational health department if you have any question.
  • If you see a coworker having a dangerous behavior you can place an alert, it will be confidential.
  • If you think the company is ignoring a risky situation you can report it in the occupational health office.
  • The workers can not use headphones while they are working.
  • The workers could use their cellphones if they are responsible with their job and keep their attention in their assignments.
  • Please remember you always can improve your performance avoiding accidents.