Back injuries are literally crippling the constriction workers and blue collar workers of America. There could be a way to start turning the tide on these stats; approaching your job like an "industrial athlete." It's worth taking a look at how you can end your career on YOUR terms.
Every single day is filled with choices regarding both your safety and the safety of those around you. In this week's video, I share a very real instance where I came face-to-face with one of these choices while driving back from a work trip on a Friday evening. I hope it's an encouragement to you and your employees
Incentive programs are back on OSHA's radar and I can't say I blame them in certain occasions. Of course, not all are this way, but I am confident some devalue the exact thing safety programs are in existence to protect...human life. Let's not offer something cheap to replace the privilege it is to have such a program at your job site or facility.
We live in a society that abdicates, or passes down, many of our responsibilities to someone else. This seems to be no different within our own safety programs. This video is meant to challenge that belief and get you, the employee, to start thinking about what it means to take full ownership of your own safety in the workplace, and therefore your own quality of life in your personal life.