Occupations like construction and landscaping are both difficult and necessary. Workers face many risks on the job, which is why over the years a number of federal and state laws have been put into place to ensure workplace safety. These relate to workplace conditions, safety equipment, training, and more. Workwear also needs to conform to safety standards. It can be the responsibility of the employer to make sure that all crew have the safety clothing they need, such as reflective t shirts and high vis pants.
Why workplace safety standards are necessary
Workplace accidents can be serious. Especially in occupations like construction, landscaping, sanitation and others that put workers in proximity to traffic and/ or heavy machinery, workplace safety is an important concern. Younger and newer workers are most at risk, while older workers tend to have fewer accidents.
Studies have shown that in 2013, workers with less than one year on the job sustai Continue reading