Work Safe

Manufacturing

Safety within the manufacturing environment requires constant dedication. It is not necessarily something that is achieved more than it is maintained. And it’s the responsibility of everyone involved, from owners to managers to employees, to make safety a top priority on a daily basis.

According to OSHA’s top 10 most frequently cited standards in 2011, many of the incidents easily apply to the typical manufacturing environment including fall protection, protection, lockout/tagout, ladders, machines, electrical and powered industrial trucks.  

Why is a manufacturing safety program important?
The answer is simple: less injuries, reduced fatalities, and greater savings. According to OSHA, roughly 24,000 employees are injured every work day and nearly 17 die. The economic impact as a result of these accidents costs society billions of dollars a year.

This tutorial will provide some resources, insight and direction on how to establish and maintain a higher level of safety within your manufacturing operation. The results of which help preserve employee health, productivity and morale and benefit overall company performance and profitability.