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IN IT FOR ME?
who take safety seriously are more likely to avoid injuries, and that certainly
is a big health factor. They get paid more than employees who are careless and
suffer injuries, which disable both their bodies and their paychecks.
Employees who have a good attitude toward safety have a
mature outlook on life that allows for consideration of others. In other words,
they probably have no trouble-keeping friends.
And certainly families benefit when the breadwinner stays healthy.
An employee with a
good attitude realizes that safety rules are made to protect him or her and that
in return certain responsibilities must be met. In other words, you have to
recognize that an accident could happen to you and then act accordingly.
In addition, stay
in step with safety by following safety rules that have been established for
your job. Use the protective equipment specified for the job. Pay attention to
your work, and seek help from your supervisor if you have questions.
equipment safely, making certain that all guards are in place and that equipment
is in good working order before using it. Operate only equipment which you have
been authorized to run.
accidents don’t just happen; they’re caused, either by an unsafe act, an
unsafe condition, or a combination of both.
include such things as taking chances and engaging in horseplay. So always work
at safe speeds and shut off equipment before making repairs or adjustments.
about the housekeeping in your work area and always load or stack materials
properly. Many tripping hazards can be eliminated.
If you’ve ever thought, “What’s in it for me?” the answer should be fairly obviously at this point. No one wants to become a statistic, particularly a painful statistic. So develop a safe attitude. It not only will pay off for you but for the people you work with, too.
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