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June is National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month

National Safety Month - June 1-30, 2017

Observed annually in June, National Safety Month focuses on reducing the leading causes of injury and death in the workplace and at home. The National Safety Council, along with many other organizations across the country including, want to raise awareness of what it takes to ‘Keep Each Other Safe’.

A different safety topic is highlighted each week in June:

Week 1: Stand Up to Falls - Prevent slips, trips, and falls

Week 2: Recharge to Be in Charge - Fatigue and worker safety

Week 3: Prepare for Active Shooters - Workplace violence and prevention

Week 4: Don't Just Sit There - Office worker ergonomics

OSHA also sponsors Safe+Sound Week June 12-18 addressing hazards in the workplace.


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Cleaning work is often demanding and extremely labor intensive.Musculoskeletal disorders are the most common work-related injury.

The US department of Labor classifies cleaning and custodial work as a high-risk job. Is top five occupations for missed work days due to injury or illness.

So what can you do?

Protect Yourself - Wear proper protective clothing and use required safety equipment.

Know Your Chemicals - Read all of the instructions and warnings on chemical labels and never mix chemicals. (Many of our solutions' detailed hazard information and safety precautions can be found in our Safety Data Sheets (SDS) database.)

Stay Alert - Be aware of your surroundings and watch for any hazards.

Alert Others - If there are hazards, such as wet floors, warn others with the proper signs and barricades.

Be Prepared - Have emergency plans in place, and know where all the exits and first-aid kits are located.

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