Experts say orientation, training are crucial to keeping new workers safe
Sarah Trotto | May 22, 2016

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Photo: Kali Nine LLC/iStockphoto

Imagine you’re starting a new job.

You have to meet your co-workers, learn the ins and outs of the company, and begin performing your duties.

Meanwhile, you have to stay safe. This can be a challenge for new workers: Employees in their first month on the job have more than 3 times the risk for a lost-time injury than workers who have been at their job for more than a year, according to research from the Toronto-based Institute for Work & Health.

Read the full article at Safety and Health Magazine.