How To Prevent Injury In The Workplace
An Overview of Workplace Injury & Fatality Stats in Canada
National fatalities in Canada amount to approximately 1,000 deaths per year. This number conjoins on-site injuries during work hours as well as long-term illnesses such as lung cancers from silica dust and mesothelioma from asbestos exposure. In an effort to determine the most dangerous industries in Canada, it was found that fishing and forestry have the highest fatality rates of any industry in the country. Source. These stats can be greatly reduced with modern safety software.
Preventing Workplace Injuries & Fatalities in Canada
The surest way to prevent injuries and fatalities in the workplace is to train employees properly. Within large companies, it’s a challenge to keep track of every employee’s training certifications. Having a safety software that automatically tracks and sends notifications to remind employers and employees to refresh their certifications is a useful asset. This helps keep employees trained and certified while mitigating the potential risks of workplace practices.
There doesn’t have to be masses of detailed data for it to be useful. It just needs to be put into consistent, standardized databases where it can then be analyzed.
With Workaware’s software, your data is analyzed with a simple click of a button, creating an easy way to gather important information and to track where you can optimize risk prevention.
The industry could gather and link incident and performance data. That is valuable information and it could help determine accident causality and prevent future accidents from taking place.
That is the goal of Workaware’s safety software.