Cuts, lacerations & amputations
There are many industries where cuts are possible as a result of accidents in the workplace, often involving tools, equipment, and machinery. Unguarded equipment is a leading cause of serious injury.
Cuts, lacerations, and amputations can result from workplace exposure to common hazards. Safeguarding can help reduce the risk associated with common tools, machinery, and equipment, as shown below:
|Hospitality & tourism||
|Wood products manufacturing||
|Pulp & paper/sawmills||
How to reduce the risks
Safeguarding and personal protective equipment can help reduce the risk of cuts, lacerations, and amputations. See our resources and related topics for more information.