Whether it's due to workloads, working side jobs for more income or after work activities the result is the same, many workers are arriving on the job overly-tired or sleep-deprived. Sleep deprivation or fatigue can affect a
worker's manual dexterity, reaction time, and alertness.
Have you developed a way to get your work done faster, safer, easier or cheaper? Share your idea and earn some recognition for your efforts. NDLTAP is now accepting submission for its 2016 “You Show Us How” contest.
Emergencies in the workplace cannot be eliminated, but if you have an emergency action plan in place and
have trained workers to respond quickly and appropriately you can optimize efficiency, relieve anxiety, and in
some cases, save lives.
Many workers routinely use hand tools and don’t think of them as dangerous, but accidents continue to occur. The greatest hazards posed by a hand tool are from their misuse or improper maintenance. It’s up to you to select the right tool for the job and to use and care for it properly.