Targeting New Employees to Achieve Safety Excellence

Targeting New Employees to Achieve Safety Excellence

How one contractor is using innovative training techniques to teach safety to new employees.

Several studies have suggested that employees are more likely to get injured or involved in an accident within their first six months to a year on the job. However, these findings do not indicate that new employees are less safe and therefore are more prone to injuries and other work-related accidents.

In most cases, accidents stem from several factors, including inexperience in performing a task for the first time, unfamiliarity with the use of certain tools and equipment, la

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