This refresher course will give you the main points to remember about new employee safety orientation. For more complete information, be sure to take the full-length course.
Why “New Employee Safety Orientation: Refresher” Matters:
A recent Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Lost-Work-Time Injuries and Illnesses Report states that employees with fewer than 6 years of employment accounted for 37% of all illnesses and injuries sustained, higher than their 31% share of employment.
More than 5,500 employees in this country die from workplace injuries.
1.3 million workers suffer nonfatal injuries that result in days away from work.
In addition, maintaining a safe and healthy workplace can help your employer tackle rising workers’ compensation premiums and lost work time due to injuries. It’s in everyone’s best interest to stay safe at work.
- Play your role in safety and security;
- Look for and report hazards;
- Use common sense;
- Respond safely to emergencies; and
- Follow workplace safety procedures.