|OSHA Guide for Retail Grocery Store Injury Prevention|
OSHA's Ergonomics for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders: Guidelines for Retail Grocery Stores provide practical recommendations to help grocery store employers and employees reduce the number and severity of injuries in their workplaces.
Many of the work-related injuries and illnesses experienced by grocery store workers are musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), such as back injuries and sprains or strains that may develop from various factors, including lifting, repetitive motion disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome, or injuries resulting from overexertion.
|Workplace Safety is No Accident|
A well-planned safety and loss control program can help significantly reduce losses, contain insurance costs and lead to increased profits. Through loss control methods you will be able to:
- Achieve a safer, more efficient work environment.
- Realize cost savings on indirect expenses not covered by insurance.
- Reduce insurance premiums.
- Reduce claims frequency and improve experience modification.
- Improve training and staff safety consciousness.
- Improve employee morale.
- Develop policies and procedures necessary to keep your business running smoothly.
MySafetyPoint is a tool created to offer Farmers Business Insurance registered customers and agents with self-service safety, loss prevention, and risk management resources. Because we understand that many small to medium sized businesses don't have regular access to safety professionals, this site contains features that can help you to recognize hazards and implement controls to reduce risk. The site includes:
Click here for more information on how to access MySafetyPoint.
- Model programs and technical guides
- Newsletters and feeds to bulletins
- FREE streaming safety videos
- Access to DVD's and on line training
- Supervisor tool box safety talks
- Safety forms and checklists
- Self-assessment risk management tools
- Federal and State agency regulations
- Links to aligned vendors with safety solutions.