Safety Focus: Has your approach to workplace hazards become reactive?
Has your approach to workplace hazards become reactive? Nowadays it’s the norm for actions to be taken only in response to:
Worker injury or illness
An outside inspection finds a problem
A new regulation is published
Identifying hazards before they cause injury or illness is a more effective method. Click here to find out how a workplace walk-around can improve safety in your organization. This article is part of OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week from August 12-18, 2019. This nationwide event held each August that recognizes the successes of workplace safety and health programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep America's workers safe.