Most safety professionals would freely admit that safety stand-downs were poorly executed even before COVID; having to conduct them in an online environment brings new challenges to that process. Gone are the days of packing people into a big hall for an hours-long meeting followed by a buffet lunch. If the pandemic has taught workplace safety experts anything, it's that companies must improve their in-house safety protocols—including safety meetings.
In the manufacturing industry, machine safety is key to reducing the risk of accidents and protecting staff. A comprehensive safety strategy can extend far beyond these benefits. The following three tips for machine safety can help manufacturers reap the rewards that safety brings.