What are the common reasons accidents happen?

  • Prescribed safe-work methods not followed
  • Proper protective equipment not worn
  • Rules or regulations violated
  • Properties of chemicals not known
  • Guards defective, inoperative
  • Horseplay or practical jokes
  • Heavy material lifted improperly
  • Wrong tool used for the job
  • Worker physically unfit for the job
  • Worker not trained to safely perform the job