Scrap Chat: Planning for Safety Stand-Down Day
ISRI Vice President of Safety Tony Smith joins this episode of Scrap Chat to talk about the recycling industry's upcoming Safety Stand-Down Day on June 16, 2021. On this day, each company is asked to take one hour on each shift to celebrate its workforce and health & safety programs. Some of the ways ISRI members have celebrated Safety Stand-Down Day include:
- Holding a training class;
- Conducting blind spot drills around mobile equipment;
- Reviewing near misses and other potentially serious injuries that may have happened in the work environment; and
- Holding open forums with employees to discuss ways to continuously improve the health & safety program (seek input and buy-in).
ISRI has put together a number of resources to help companies prepare.