Safety

Decorations may test a safety officer's holiday spirit

OSHA Healthcare Connection, December 15, 2009

There may be no getting around it, especially at this time of year, but a little bit of the Scrooge personality type comes with the responsibility of being a safety officer.

Holidays inspire staff members to set up decorations, but safety officers will bear the brunt of the blame if things go wrong with decorations.

Read “Being a safety ‘Scrooge’ for the holidays” for a list of hazards to watch out for and links to a safe decoration checklist and policy.

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