The New Safety Program
At first glance, a dot-com company is one of the last places you’d expect to find potential safety and health hazards—or so the owners of LearnInMotion.com thought. There’s no danger of moving machinery, no high-pressure lines, no cutting or heavy lifting, and certainly no forklift trucks. However, there are safety and health problems.
A word document containing your responses to the four (3) questions occurring at the end of the case study.
- How should the firm go about identifying hazardous conditions that should be rectified? Use checklists such as those in Figures 16-6 and 16-8 to list at least 10 possible dry cleaning store hazardous conditions.
- Would it be advisable for the firm to set up a procedure for screening out accident-prone individuals? How should they do so?
- How would you suggest the Carters get all employees to behave more safely at work? Also, how would you advise them to get those who should be wearing goggles to do so?