Training in Safety mechanism

Systematic training of industrial employees is necessary if they are to do their jobs efficiency and safety. This is an inescapable requirement, regardless of how carefully employees are selected or how much aptitude and experience they may have for the jobs to which they are assigned. Training practices in the industry will be found to vary widely with respect to method, content, quality, quantity, and source of instruction. The differences are influenced, strongly by the size of the company, the types of jobs performed, and the awareness of the management regarding the importance of training.

It is not enough if workers are trained on the methods of avoiding accidents. They must be trained on the ways of minimizing damage, should an accident occur. For example, high-voltage line repairers must be given through indoctrination in correct work methods before they are permitted to undertaken more hazardous phases of their work.  Additionally, the employees must be given instructions in first-aid procedures, including specialized techniques, using prescribed methods that can applied while the victim is still at the top of a high-voltage line pole. A similar problem might occur in a chemical plant, safety program, second, employees understand reasons for accidents better and can offer effective suggestions to avoid them.

Once involvement is assured, management can provide a checklist to the employees which remind them about the ways to keep oneself safe.

Employee safety Responsibilities checklist:

  • Know what constitutes a safety hazards.
  • Be constantly on the lookout for safety hazards.
  • Know and use safe work procedures.
  • Avoid unsafe acts.
  • Keep the work area clean and uncluttered.
  • Report accidents, injuries, illness, exposures to hazards substances and near misses immediate.
  • Report acts and conditions that don’t seem right even if you are not sure if they are hazards.
  • Corporate with internal inspections and job hazards analyses.
  • Follow company safety rules.
  • Look for ways to make the job safer.
  • Participate actively in safety training.
  • Treat safety as one of your most important job responsibilities.

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