April is Injury Prevention Month
. Take the time this month to look at your
training programs, replace any faded signs or ripped marking tape and stock up
· 4.1 million people suffer a workplace injury each year
on essential Personal Protective Wear (PPE). Did you know?
· 185 people (in the US) die each day from workplace injuries
· Lost quality of life costs an additional $3,080.1 billion
· Total days lost: 80,000,000
· Cause of most common injury: Falls from one level to another
· Construction laborers have highest injury rates
Emedco gathered these facts from the National Safety Council to keep you aware of common injuries and increase your knowledge of their consequences. Every year, companies spend billions of dollars on workplace injuries and time lost due to employee absence. Be proactive and save your budgets!
Here are some helpful tips to prevent falls and injuries or check out NIOSH website for information on falls from elevation. What products can I use to prevent falling from elevation? Glad you asked!
is your One-Stop Safety Source to avoid fines and stay compliant! We have a great line up of
fall protection solutions that meet and exceed OSHA, ANSI & CSA requirements such as: Harnesses, Lanyards, Lifelines
, Fall Protection Training
and also Confined Space Training Programs
. You’ll find top brands such as: Miller, MSA and Fall Tech that ensure optimum quality, durability and mobility. Also, check out our huge selection of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
that includes: safety glasses, hearing protection, hard hats, head protection, gloves, protective clothing, ergonomic products (ie wrist,
back and knee supports) and much more!