Friday, December 16, 2016
Watch Out for Rain and Bad Weather, Occupational Health Services Warn
It’s not a coincidence that out of all the seasons, occupational health specialists worry most about rainy weather that occurs in the winter and spring. This is because these are the times when accidents such as slip-and-falls and car crashes are most likely to happen.
These accidents can happen anywhere, not just on the roads. In fact, if you’re not mindful, you could see a spike in your injured or sickly staff during this time of the year.
Slippery When Wet
The most common correlation of wet weather and accidents is the effect that it has on surfaces. The type of flooring in your workplace will have a direct consequence for the safety of your staff, especially if it is the type to become slippery when wet. Laminates, tiles, marble, or any other kind of surface that becomes slick are potentially dangerous. Read more from this blog: