ACT Safety Program
Acknowledge, Create, Treat.
Each year, power tool injuries account for as many as 400,000 emergency room visits, according to the Work Safe Center. According to the CD, there are more than 200,000 emergency room visits due to playground-related injuries each year. Every day, people everywhere are injured while playing or working.
By making being safe fun and easy to remember, people can use the skills of safety both at settings such as a robotics meeting as well as when they’re just playing around.
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Acknowledge Any Dangers.
This is done through training on power tools, safety posters highlighting the importance of wearing safety glasses or any form of “caution” posters.
Create a Safety Plan.
These safety plans can be adapted to various environments such as homes, class rooms, or machine shops. Basic safety plans include safety checks, safety kits, and safety training.
Hopefully, this step will never need to be used. This step details how to react during and after an unexpected scenario.