For businesses that work in the industrial field, the workplace environment can be hazardous if the proper safety precautions are not instilled. This industry often involves working with metals, steel, large, heavy and hard objects, mechanical and power tools, heating and cooling mechanisms—along with numerous other kinds of equipment that, if not handled correctly, could induce harm to employees in the workplace. Also used in industrial workplace setting are chemicals and liquids that have been made with harmful ingredients, either to the smell or to the touch, that could seriously injure a human being, or even the environment. As it pertains to industrial safety, keeping the workplace accident free is the number one priority for all businesses. However, in a field that present countless ways an employee can be injured, what does a business owner do to mitigate such unfortunate circumstances?
Place slip and fall protective coating, tape, and/or materials on the ground or floor:
One of the most common types of injuries happens when a worker accidentally slips on a slippery substance accumulating on the floor. Unfortunately, even though it was likely an accident, serious falls are usually followed by a serious injury and devastating lawsuits. The best way to prevent a fall form happening would be to place slip and fall preventive tape on the ground that acts like an adhesive when stepped on, mitigating the slippery cohesiveness of an accumulating liquid on the ground.
Custom coating a product:
Coating a product will remove harmful chemicals form materials that will eventually be handled by people. Hazardous chemicals can cause severe itching, burning, or a harsh rash that could prove serious if left unattended. With custom coating, and harmful agent is removed, allowing the product to be used with reduced risk.
For more information regarding these industrial safety techniques that will surely improve the likelihood of keeping the workplace accident free, contact Jessup Manufacturing. Jessup can instruct you on the above mentioned safety options, along with several other industrial safety tips.