Safety in the Workplace: 10 Hidden Hazards

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Dangers exist in every workplace – according to OSHA, a government agency responsible for health and safety of more than 130 million workers, more than 4,800 workers are killed on the job, which means that daily, and around 13 workers in the United States go to work and never come home. What’s more, each year, 3.3 million workers suffer an injury from which they may never recover. Every employer has a responsibility to ensure a safe workplace, and each worker also has a responsibility to themselves take caution when on the job. Of course, some hazards are more common than others, and no matter how conscious you are about observing safety rules on the job – accidents can still happen.
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