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National Safety Month

National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month, a time dedicated to focusing on and promoting safety in the workplace, on the roads, and at home. As an online seller of essential safety gear, we are committed to supporting safety initiatives and providing the best products to help keep you and your employees safe!

This month, we’ll explore the below key topics that are essential to fostering a culture of safety & well-being:

- Safety Engagement
- Roadway Safety
- Risk Reduction
- Slips, Trips and Falls

    Continue reading this blog post to learn about each of these important topics!



    Safety Engagement

    Engaging employees in safety practices is crucial for creating a proactive safety culture. When employees are actively involved, they are more likely to adhere to safety protocols and contribute to a safer work environment.
    • Ways to Engage Employees:
      • Conduct regular safety meetings and training sessions.
      • Encourage employees to report hazards and near-misses.
      • Recognize and reward safe behavior and practices.
    • Key Tip: Utilize safety software & apps to track safety metrics and communicate effectively. Provide access to safety gear & ensure all equipment is up to date and in good condition.


    Roadway Safety

    Roadway safety is essential for employees who drive as part of their job, as well as for the general public. Reducing accidents and injuries on the road can save lives and reduce costs associated with vehicle incidents.
    • Key Strategies for Roadway Safety:
      • Implement defensive driving courses for employees.
      • Ensure all company vehicles are well-maintained and equipped with safety features.
      • Promote the use of seat belts and adherence to speed limits.
    • Key Tip: Raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving, such as using phones or other devices while driving. Educate employees about the importance of staying focused & alert on the road.


    Risk Reduction

    Conduct regular risk assessments to identify potential hazards in the workplace. Involve employees in the process to gain insights from those who are most familiar with the day-to-day operations.
    • Implementing Controls:
      • Use engineering controls to eliminate or reduce hazards.
      • Establish administrative controls, such as rotating job assignments to reduce repetitive strain injuries.
      • Provide personal protective equipment (PPE) appropriate for the tasks being performed.
    • Key Tip: Review & update safety policies regularly. Encourage a feedback loop where employees can suggest improvements & share their experiences.


    Slips, Trips, and Falls

    Slips, trips, and falls are among the most common workplace injuries. They can result from wet or uneven surfaces, poor lighting, and cluttered work areas.
    • Prevention Strategies:
      • Keep floors clean and dry, and promptly address spills.
      • Ensure proper lighting in all areas, including walkways and staircases.
      • Use slip-resistant flooring and mats in high-risk areas.
      • Encourage employees to wear appropriate footwear.
    • Key Tip: Educate employees about the importance of maintaining a clean & organized workspace. Conduct regular inspections to identify & address potential hazards.


    National Safety Month is an excellent opportunity to reinforce the importance of safety in every aspect of our lives. By focusing on Safety Engagement, Roadway Safety, Risk Reduction, and Slips, Trips, and Falls, we can create safer environments for everyone.

    At KwikSafety, we are dedicated to providing high-quality safety equipment and resources to help you stay safe and secure. Let’s work together to make every month a safety month!



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