Do You “Know” Safety?
A carpenter knows how to install a floor, an ironwork knows how to erect steel, a finisher knows how to hand-trowel a floor surface, and works in other trades know how to apply their skills, but how many of them “KNOW” safety?
A list of guidelines to help you learn safety:
- KNOW YOUR JOB. Know what your job involves and exactly how it should be done safely.
- KNOW YOUR TOOLS. Know how to use them safely and how to spot unsafe, worn-out tools.
- KNOW YOUR JOB SAFETY RULES. Job safety rules are designed to protect you from injury.
- KNOW YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES. Know your responsibilities to your family, your employer, yourself and co-workers.
- KNOW YOUR HAZARDS. Be alert to all potential dangers around you and your co-workers.
- KNOW YOUR SAFEGUARDS. Learn what protect you and be sure you use them.
- KNOW YOUR PENALTIES. The penalties for being careless include pain and suffering.
- KNOW YOUR REWARDS. Know the many advantages of working safely.
- KNOW YOURSELF. Know your limitations and weaknesses.
REMINDER – IF WE REMEMBER THESE GUIDELINES, WE CAN REDUCE OUR ACCIDENTS ON THE JOB.