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Employers and staff can work together to reduce accidents

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It is amazing what people can accomplish when working together
as a team. When both employers and employees make a concentrated effort to
reduce safety issues, everyone wins. Fewer injuries and less workplace
accidents may mean less
CA
workers compensation
claims. See how employers and employees
can make a difference with these safety suggestions.

Employers

·        
Cover
all new employees on how to perform their tasks.

·        
Provide
on the job training for equipment, with safety instructions to new employees.

·        
See that
all employees read and understand a copy of your safety guidelines

·        
Issue
all employees protective gear for working specific job functions that require
it.

·        
Monitor
all employees work performance for safety compliance. Make corrective
suggestions for safety problems when appropriate, and document safety issues
for each employee.

·        
Managers
should lead by example. Attending the same programs, meetings and seminars for
safety, sets an appropriate example for employees.

·        
Periodically
review your entire work operation looking for areas that need attention for
safety concerns.

Employees

·        
Each
employee should follow company policies for safety. Ask questions when training
or safety procedures are unclear.

·        
Report
any injuries to management promptly.

·        
Reporting
unsafe working conditions allows employers to make immediate corrections for
resolving safety issues.

·        
Follow
the rules and wear safety gear as instructed. Use the appropriate tools to
reduce accidents according to company policies.

When everyone pitches
in to find or resolve safety issues, you lessen the chance of accidents.
Employers who implement well-designed safety programs may lessen CA workers compensation claims.


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