Worldwide, more than 270 million injuries occur each year in the workplace. So taking proactive measures to improve the safety of your office has widespread benefits. Here are a few cost-effective, quick and easy ways to improve safety:
- Open communication is the key to good safety, so set up systems to exchange information, ideas and concerns and regular timetables for making checks.
- Keep passageways and working spaces clear and well lit. eMake sure any machines with dangerous moving parts have guards and that electric connections and wiring are safe.
- Maximize natural ventilation. Chemicals should be properly labeled and in a secure place.