There has always been a thing that can often be prevented and yet, is rarely discussed: the concept of human error. Accident prevention programs are on the rise, and for good reason; human error is responsible for up to 90% of workplace accidents. According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), there are three types of active human error including slips and lapses, mistakes, and violations. Sadly, these errors often are not do to a lack of education or a disregard of regulated standards, but rather a general overworking and large amounts of stress that are placed by the companies upon the employees. Do not fear though, reducing stress levels through more regulated work expectations is one of the quickest ways to reverse the issue.
The first step to properly implementing accident prevention is setting up proper communication throughout your company. There are many types of human