Safety Talks are brief reminders that encourage and teach school district staff to work safely and are an great way to heighten employee awareness of workplace hazards. Read them, post them, share them with others and use them for your safety meetings. Together we can prevent accidents and employee injuries.
Slips, trips and falls have caused the most work related injuries for the members of the Southwest Washington Workers’ Compensation Trust over the past four school years. In an effort to turn this trend around, the ESD 112 Loss Control Department rolled out a safety campaign focused on this issue.
The Stop Falls Before They Stop You! campaign includes a variety of prevention materials including brief safety talks and safety posters. Near-Miss Nancy and Safety Sam provide tips to keep both employees and students safe by avoiding some common hazards that cause slips, trips and falls.