With the increase in merchandise sales during the holiday shopping season comes an increase in potential hazards for workers in the wholesale, transportation and retail industries. Employers should take extra care to protect workers fulfilling customer orders, delivering packages and managing crowds of shoppers.
OSHA has resources to help keep workers safe at every step along the way in getting gifts from the warehouse to our homes, including:
Warehousing Safety Pocket Guide
Trucking Industry Safety and Health Topics
Crowd Management Safety Guidelines for Retailers
Learn more at OSHA’s Holiday Workplace Safety webpage.