Everyone in the workplace should be educated on the safety requirements, a workplace safety program can reduce or eliminate injuries and illnesses from happening in the workplace.

– Always keep the communication lines open with your co-workers, employers, or employees in order to encourage a safe environment.

– Notify co-workers and management of any hazards that you see.

– Be aware of what others are doing around you, and do your best to ensure your not a hazard to them or them to you.

– Employers, make sure you invite and involve your employees in safety meetings; obtaining their insight may bring to light safety issues that have not been noticed, give and take suggestions so everyone feels empowered to make safety cart of the workplace culture, and make sure you effectively communicate everything to ensure that everyone is on the same page.