If the area you are working in is surrounded by the toxic chemicals or big cranes, it’s more likely that the workers may face any serious accident. These hazards can be graded from low to high but they compromise both the productivity and safety.
You must have heard about the unfortunate hazards in which many employees even lost their lives. It is crucial to make the manual that guides the workers to keep them safe. Not following the precautions could lead to undesired incidents.
High responsibility lies on the shoulders of business owners to implement the safety measures at the workplace. It will help in minimizing the chances of an accident either minor or major.
This blog shed the light on the common hazards of the workplace that can be avoided easily through appropriate measures.
The workers of the industry, plants and manufacturing areas are more likely to have this problem.
Continuous working in high noise places gradually affects the auditory system of a person that can lead to complete loss of hearing and abnormal body movements.
Earplugs and headphones are the musts in this type of working environment. If possible keep the exposure as minimum as possible.
Whether it is expired chemical, toxic gas, hazardous fumes or even radiation, the mishandling or inappropriate gowning can turn the incident into a bigger one. Chemical accidents often cover large space and harm more than one person.
A thorough plan should be made to keep your inventory updated by removing the expired chemicals, proper handling of the spillages, installation of gas leak indicators and train the personnel to evacuate in case of an emergency situation.
This category does not include only the common communicable diseases at the workplace but the ergonomic hazards too. Contaminated air circulation and poor cleaning are the factors that increase the sickness absence rate in your office. Moreover uncomfortable chairs, computers, keyboards and working in the confined place adversely affect the physical and mental health of the workers.
Ensuring that your office has good ventilation, clean environment and ergonomic chair and computers will bring an overall positive change.
Slips and falls:
It is the most common non-fatal danger to workers in industries.
It can be prevented easily by safety racks, railing, ropes and pulley support.
Remove any obstacle on the floor as it will keep the workers as well as the passersby safe. Mats should be placed in the area where the liquid is kept so that it can absorb the spilled liquid and retain it from spreading.
Planning and following the safety measures are not very difficult but these can save you from many potential dangers.
Alotechnical is a Dubai based maintenance company which provides maintenance services to the residential and commercial domain. The professionals have all the technical knowledge and expertise to deal with all sort of plumbing, electrical, carpentry, AC installation and other overhauls. Safety measures are strictly followed while doing any relevant job.