You’ve got to hand it to hands. Without them, many of us couldn’t handle daily life. If you’ve ever injured your hands, you know firsthand how difficult it can be to perform your job, drive a car, use a computer or phone, open doors, cook, eat, clean yourself, get dressed—the list goes on. It’s fair to say that hands are hands down the handiest tools we have at hand. On the other hand…
Okay, this is getting out of hand. The point is that despite our hands’ importance, or perhaps because we rely on them so much, hand-related injuries are highly common. Moreover—between lacerations, burns, punctures, sprains, strains, fractures, broken bones, and amputations—they’re one of the leading reasons why workers end up in the emergency room.
Do you know your hand protection basics? Find out by taking KPA’s Hand Injury Prevention Pop Quiz. See if you can answer these safety questions correctly. And even better – imagine if your workforce could answer them correctly too!
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