Whether it’s a more efficient tool, a less dangerous technique or a new safety regulation, changes on the jobsite occur to reduce the risk of injury. With more emphasis on workplace safety, most companies have transitioned into using safer equipment and implementing safer work practices. When individuals do not embrace these changes, they are not only putting themselves at risk but everyone else around them.
Stay Flexible an Don't Get Left Behind
With technological advances and new methods to complete work tasks, workplaces are evolving faster than ever. As workers, it is critical to accept change as inevitable, process new information and remain adaptable to changing work processes. Flexibility is an important attribute to achieve success in your chosen position. Otherwise, you will be probably be left behind.
While some changes are not always better, most changes are instituted for the greater good, such as to reduce the risk of injury or increase efficiency. However, many changes to work methods do not work as intended unless workers take action to embrace them. As a result, the safest workers are open to change, not only to reach new opportunities, but to reduce the risk of injury