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How to reduce hand injuries in construction: Improving contractor and subcontractor hand safety
August 8, 2023 at 2:00pm

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By OHS Canada

Hand injuries are the #1 preventable injury in the workplace. Despite plentiful PPE, preventable hand injuries still occur at very high rates among industries where subcontractors are a key part of the workforce.

But, as a prime contractor, how can you achieve the compliance and accountability necessary to reduce these preventable injuries when your workforce is not exactly yours? Join us to learn about our free hand safety program and how the prime contractors we work with are using its resources to overcome the challenges of preventing hand injuries among their subcontractors.

  • Learn how other prime contractors have built successful hand safety programs
  • Get practical tips on how to build a hand safety program specific to subcontractors
  • Understand how to get subcontractor buy-in on your hand safety program
  • Ask questions live to our hand safety specialist, Ian Lanpher Ian works with companies to reduce hand injuries through education.

Prior to joining Superior Glove, Ian spent nearly a decade in the construction and building materials industry.

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