5 safety tips every employee should know

​June is National Safety Month in the United States--a time to focus on ways to reduce the causes of injuries at work and promote safety in the workplace. According to the National Safety Council, preventable work-related deaths totaled 4,414 in 2017 and have increased 17.5% in the last ten years.

Here’s another staggering statistic: A worker gets injured roughly every 7 seconds. That amounts to 510 workers per hour and 12,600 per day! In 2017, a total of 104 million production days were lost due to work-related injuries. The worst part is that each one of these injuries and deaths was preventable.

At Progressive, we take safety seriously, which is why we have a dedicated Health, Safety and Environment Director to ensure that our contractors and clients are always supported. In addition to our staffing services, we also provide personal protective equipment (PPE), incident reporting, and supplementary employee HSE training.

Safety is everyone’s responsibility. Here’s a few workplace safety tips that every employee should know:

 

Safety solutions is just one area that sets Progressive apart from other staffing firms. If you're ready to experience the Progressive difference, you can request more info here.

Event Speaker and a crowd of people

Private Sector reform: opportunities and risks

23 Jan 2020

Making sure all our customers are prepared and that determinations are being done and communicated throughout the supply chain effectively, will ensure a smooth transition come April.

How do I prepare myself for a video job interview?

03 Apr 2020

We’ve summarised some key points to help you be as prepared as you can for your virtual job interview, and included a list of interview tools that you may have to use for your interview.

Tags: TIPS

SThree COVID-19 Update

19 Mar 2020

Our purpose is to bring skilled people together to build the future, and this has never felt more important than it does today.

The reality of IR35 – House of Lords Sub-Committee review

19 Feb 2020

A note from our Commercial Director, Charlie Cox on the contribution required for the House of Lords Sub-Committee review.

Tags: IR35