Aware of your Surroundings

15 Dec

Most accidents can be prevented if you know what to look for. Hazard awareness, being aware of your surroundings, exercising safe work practices and keeping your work area clean can help reduce chances for a slip, trip or fall. There may be conditions or situations where walking or working on uneven terrain cannot be avoided. You may not be able to change your workplace, but you can recognize dangers and take precautions in helping eliminate the hazards. Keep work area clean. Clean up spills immediately. Any kind of spill that you see, if possible clean it up yourself or report it to the appropriate person. Even minor spills can be very hazardous. Do not let grease, oil, or fluids accumulate on floors, around equipment or in walk areas.