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Protecting from Workplace Hazards

Protecting People Everyday WORKline SAFETYLTD This infographic will provide you with insights about the different research studies conducted on the workplace hazards and the types of work wear worn by construction workers, lab technicians, and electricians in order to protect themselves. WORKPLACE WOUNDS EAR: Exposure to high frequency sounds can make you suffer from irreversible hearing loss and can lead you to have psychological stress SKIN: Spatters from hot liquids, metals and food items can cause cuts, skin irritation and damage to the skin leading one to have skin cancers HEAD: Only 16% labourers wore helmets and hard hats to protect themselves. 85% workers had scars and bumps on their head due to lack of head protecting gear EYES: Only 40% workers wore eye equipmentt. FEET: Only 23% workers wore safety shoes to protect their feet 10 Most Risky Professions Logging and Wood Pilots and Air Farming and Roofing Cutting Craft Engineering Ranching Truck Driving Material Recycling Mining Stunt Performing Policing Fishing Causes of Accidents at WORKPLACE v Stress V Fatigue V Slips V Hazardous materials V Trips V Tumbling v Lifting v Over Exertion V Violence v Collision MANDATORY WORK GEAR FOR 3 PROFESSIONS 1. Construction Professionals and civil workers Safety vests Ear plugs Harness Protective boots/shoes A Safety goggles 2. Laboratory Technicians Safety Goggles Respirators Cover alls Rubber gloves A Boots 3. Electricians Helmet Goggles Ear Plugs Harness Gloves Jeans/Trousers DID YOU KNOW? > Construction, manufacturing, storage and transportation are the professions responsible for more than 50% fatal accidents > More than 141 million days are lost on account of accidents at workplaces > 35% of the workers opine that their job is risky for their health > 87% safety professionals feel that workers fail to wear suitable work attires > 3.2% workers had more that 1 accidents at work leading them to have injuries which equals to 6.9 million workers; the entire population of HongKong > Work injuries cause the companies in the UK to incur around 14 Billion Pounds loss The information above is sure to inform workers as well as employers of the hazards in the workplace and how they can be avoided by wearing proper work safety wear. Protecting People Everyday WORKline SAFETYLTD

Protecting from Workplace Hazards

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Workline Safety provides the working man and women with protective clothing for the workplace. With over 25 years’ experience in the trade they understand the requirements of professional individual...


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