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How to keep workers safe in a warehouse

When a warehouse employee in Kentucky or anywhere else suffers an injury at work, the employer often comes under fire. However, there are steps that companies can take to keep workers safe. First, employers should make sure that employees are following protocols at all times. By not taking shortcuts, workers cab significantly reduce their odds of getting hurt on the job.

Furthermore, employees should be properly trained on how to use equipment and in any other roles that they may perform. In some cases, it may be the machine that is the problem rather than human error. Ideally, companies will invest in machines that can both maximize safety while helping to improve productivity at the same time. Lift assist technology has shown to reduce injury rates by making it easier to move heavy items.

Another effective way to keep workers safe on the job is to create a strong workplace safety culture. Workers should be on the lookout for those who are not following protocols and make sure to point out when people are not being safe at work. If necessary, it may be a good idea to provide rewards to those who speak out about risky behaviors at work.

Those who experience a workplace injury might be entitled to benefits such as a portion of their salaries while they're off the job. If a worker cannot return to his or her job, they could receive benefits indefinitely. This may be true regardless of how or why the accident happened. An attorney can help a worker through the workers' compensation application process or help those who have had an application denied.

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