According to the Czech Statistical Office, about 45,000 people injure themselves at work each year in the Czech Republic. Is the culprit non-compliance with legislation, inadequate safety equipment or excessive risk-taking? Perhaps all of the above, but a big risk also lies in underestimating. This is especially true for work at heights.
People in the ancient Persia, Rome and Greece wore mittens. In the Middle Ages, however, knights needed their fingers to have better movement. And that is how one of the greatest inventions in the history of hand protection - gloves - came into the world. Over time, gloves also became an indispensable fashion accessory. But let's have a look at their true original purpose - protection of hands.
For most people, the end of the year is associated with the Christmas spirit. But for those in charge of maintenance of equipment, machinery and production floors, this time marks the start of a period of worries rather than calm and peace. Let us give you some advice on how you can master this servicing period without stress and with more safety.
In Sweden they say: "There is no such thing as bad weather, but only bad clothing." But even good clothing may not be enough in the upcoming winter conditions, if it lacks thermal insulation properties. If you have to work outside despite the falling temperatures, you can certainly use a few tips on appropriate clothing layers.
According to research, almost half of employees across Europe complain about working in painful or tiring positions. A common reason is working standing up, which causes bad blood circulation in the feet and causes back and joint pain. We know how to reduce these consequences of working while standing up.