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Workplace Safety

Dyneema' 360 WORKPLACE SAFETY CONSTRUCTION sectors account for more than 5o% of all fatal and STORAGE serious accidents MANUFACTURING at work. TRANSPORTATION OVER 141 MILLION days are lost due to accidents at work 35 days of absence per accident on average. X|--X 35% of workers on average feel that their job puts their health at risk Then why aren't they wearing the proper protection? In October 2007, 87% of safety professionals felt that, on average, workers failed to wear the proper PPE when they should have. 3.2% of workers had one or more accidents at work resulting in injury, which corresponds to 2% 6.9 MILLION WORKERS Roughly the entire population of Hong Kong! Hand Injuries/Gloves More than 25% of workplace accidents involve hand and finger injuries V 70% were not wearing gloves 30% were wearing the wrong glove for their application Most common causes of hand injuries are: WA Boredom Disregard for safety procedures VA Carelessness VA WA Lack of awareness Distractions Cut resistant Dyneema® gloves are made of the world's strongest fiber (15 times stronger than steel on a weight for weight basis) offering high levels of protection against mechanical hazards. X. 15 Wearing gloves like these decreases the risk of hand injury from lacerations and punctures by 60%. 60% Sources: http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/statistics_explained /index.php/Health_and_safety_at_work_statistics http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/portal/page/portal/ product_details/publication?p_product_code=KS-SF-09-063 http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/portal/page/portal /health/documents/phase_3_causes_circumstances.pdf http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by „population_(graphical) http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do ?uri=CELEX:52007DC0062:EN:NOT http://www.bls.gov/ www.dyneema360.com

Workplace Safety

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The workplace is where we spend the majority of our time so being in a healthy and safe environment is critical. When injuries occur, it not only imposes costs on employers and the government but the...

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