Most (9 out of 10) manufacturing, warehousing and distribution workers said they are interested in wearing connected technology that detects unsafe physical movements and makes recommendations to reduce workplace risks. (Credit: Parilov/Shutterstock.com) Most (9 out of 10) manufacturing, warehousing and distribution workers said they are interested in wearing connected technology that detects unsafe physical movements and makes recommendations to reduce workplace risks. (Credit: Parilov/Shutterstock.com)

In a survey from Ansell Inteliforz, 53% of workers see a safety hazard on the job at least one or two times each week, while a quarter of employees said they come across workplace risks three to five times per week and 11% see job-site safety hazards six or more times per week.

The survey also revealed that around 75% of employees receive 30 minutes of safety training every week. About 20% receive no weekly safety training, according to Ansell. Around 75% of workers say they are more likely to stay with a company that prioritizes physical safety.

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