Dave Francis, our national safety director, got an article published recently in Industrial Safety & Hygiene News.
“The safest way to design a product is to design out all the dangers. If it’s impossible to design out all the dangers, then you guard against those dangers. The lowest form of design is putting a warning sticker on it. Have you looked at the side rail of a ladder lately? It’s covered in warning labels with tons of fine print. While other products have improved and become safer, ladder companies have just added more stickers to tell you what not to do.”
Read more from Dave’s article here.