Topics: Loss Control
The human body is most comfortable when it’s in a neutral position, but restaurant workers often find themselves engaged in tasks that lead them to hunch over a work station in an awkward posture. Make sure the height of the work surface is appropriate to both the employee’s height and the task involved. For instance, for forceful chores like chopping ingredients, the workstation should be at waist level, while for more detailed tasks like preparing pastries the workstation should be at elbow height.
Each year, more than 100 workers are fatally injured in ladder-related accidents, with thousands more suffering disabling injuries.Use these ladder safety tips to help prevent ladder-related accidents in the workplace.