Manufacturing Safety Matters: Accident Prevention By Atlantic/Smith, Cropper & Deeley 3/20/2013 Workplace accidents can cost money, time, safety, and even the lives of your employees. Though manufacturing jobs become safer with each passing year, the industry still presents an uncommon number of challenges in the arena of workplace accident prevention. In addition to laws and regulations, effective accident prevention makes good business sense. Some preventable hazards may include: Wearing improper protective gear Removing guards from machinery Unsafe handling of hazardous material Presence of debris and other obstacles To view the complete Safety Supervisor talking points on accident prevention in the manufacturing industry, please click here. For more information, contact Nicole Brushmiller at firstname.lastname@example.org.