National Safety Month Pledge
According to the International Labor Organization (ILO), a worker dies from a work-related accident or disease every 15 seconds.
The most common causes of workplace injuries are overexertion, slips and falls, and contact with equipment or objects. Some of the most common factors that contribute to these injuries include inadequate training, lack of safety equipment or gear, poor working conditions, and fatigue.
Construction, manufacturing, and transportation industries are among the highest-risk industries for workplace injuries and deaths.
The cost of workplace injuries and illnesses is estimated to be over $250 billion per year in the United States.
Workplace injuries and deaths can have a significant impact on workers and their families, as well as on the productivity and financial stability of the affected companies and industries.
For more than 110 years, the Compressed Gas Association (CGA) and its members have worked together to promote ever-improving safe, secure, and environmentally responsible manufacture, transportation, storage, transfilling, and disposal of industrial, medical, and food gases and their containers. Together, the compressed gas industry can continue to show its commitment to safety.
Take the pledge below to show your commitment to safety:
“I pledge to prioritize safety when working with compressed gases by following all necessary precautions and guidelines to ensure the well-being of myself and those around me.
I will properly handle and store compressed gas cylinders and equipment, wear the appropriate personal protective equipment, and never use compressed gases or equipment in ways that are not intended.
I will educate myself on the potential hazards of compressed gases and stay informed about any updates to safety regulations.
I will encourage those around me to do the same.
By taking these measures, I commit to creating a safer environment for all those who work with or come in contact with compressed gases.”
Safety Pledges Taken
I have taken the CGA #NationalSafetyMonth pledge and I am proud to join @CGA_Safety and go #Blue4CGASafety this June. Have you taken the pledge? https://www.cganet.com/resources/national-safety-month/