Some workplace health and safety situations require immediate attention, either to address an emergency or to warn employees of new risks. But a hand-made safety sign just doesn’t demand the attention or deliver the same impact as a professionally designed safety sign. And that could lead to trouble.
Workplace injuries and illnesses range in severity and may cause short-term or long-term pain, disability or death. As well as the impact on their health, injured workers may also be absent from work, suffer loss of income or perhaps even lose their job. In the most recent survey figures available, (4102.0 - Australian Social Trends, 2007), of the 10.8 million Australians who worked at some time in the 12 months to June 2006, 6.4% (690,000 people) experienced a work-related injury.
A work-related injury may involve a number of costs, including loss of income, medical expenses, and lost productivity. There may also be compensation for reduced quality of life or the treatment of a long-term injury or illness. In some cases, there may also be legal fees, investigative costs or fines and penalties.
If you need a safety sign right now!, AustralianSafetySigns.com offer a number of FREE safety signs designed for temporary use - FREE signs you can download and print right now and use until you can obtain permanent signs. These free safety signs are in PDF format you can print from your desk. And like all AustralianSafetySigns.com products, they’re professionally designed to demand attention. Use these free safety signs as needed to help protect your employees – and your business. Bookmark this page as we are working on adding more free printable safety signs soon! And check the rest of our site for permanent versions of these free safety signs, and many more...