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Workplace Safety in 11 Easy Steps

There is no concern , which job you are performing , working safely is an essential formula that every person to follow ,to alive  and to survive.

We cannot say ,my workplace is hazard free , and there is no chances for an accidents . 

Even the person , sitting with no work for a number of hours will be at risk of back pain , which is most commonly occurring Occupational ill health. 

Here i have listed you 11 precious & quick tips to work safely . 

1.Do only the job , which you know well 

The First and foremost thing you should remember , is to do the activities only you do better & also confirm that you are familiar with the hazards and safety measures required.

2.Get assistance , until you are Competent

Working under the supervision or working under the instructions of experienced persons will not spoil your image . 

Remember doing the job with sufficient skills & experience is an paramount importance to do the job safely . 

Though all your equipment's are safe and well maintained , the accidents will occur , if you are not familiar with the safe operating Procedures. 

3.Select the right tools 

Though you are 10 + years of experienced , its impossible to perform the job safely without the availability of right tools to perform the Jobs . 

So select the tools which are suitable & designed to perform the job . 

Ex : Using the forklift only to lift the materials and not using to carry the peoples. 

4.Check before use :

User checks are the important formula , that cannot be eliminated in the working safely chapter. 

So Inspect the tools and equipment's for damage , wear , tear , corrosion , or other possible defects before using It. 

5.Confirm the environment is safe  

Most of the times , the major cause of the electrical accidents are performing a job in unsuitable environment . 

For example : Performing an electrical work in wet environment 

So not only for electrical , for any kind of work check the environment is safe for the type of work you are performing .

6.Use all the PPE :

Everybody knows , that wearing a PPE for a long time will be uncomfortable and will create a stress, but remember there are number of incidents in which the severe injuries are reduced into minor by the PPE . 

So always comply with the PPE policy & work safely. 

7.Follow SOP :

Check the Safe operating procedures for the job you are performing and be familiar with . If there is any doubt, do not hesitate to ask to the concern persons either your senior staffs or supervisors.

8.Report any hazards & Incidents 

Everybody is responsible for safety , but the level of responsibility is different . Unless you report your incidents and hazards you face during your job , there will be no solutions . 

So be an person initiating , report the hazards you find to the supervisors through the system which your company permits. 

9.Take Reasonable care :

No matter you are employee or employer or self employed , everyone having the legal and social responsibility to do not harm others . 

So perform the job in a way , which will not harm others.

10.Never be complacent :

overconfident and carelessness can kill you , the accidents won't occur only for freshers , it can happen for any one , 

Also most of the fatalities are not caused by the major cause , its because the minor carelessness.

11.Know Your rights 

Statistics says , 60 % of the workers are unaware of the health and safety rights , that they have. So if you are one of them , 

Study the rights and responsibilities of the employee or employer about occupational safety & Health. 

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