The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration is
encouraging retail employers to implement safety measures to prevent workplace
injuries during major sales events.
Tragic consequences and risk to workers can occur if the proper safety
procedures are ignored. "During the hectic shopping season, retail workers
should not be put at risk of injury or death," said Dr. David Michaels,
assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety and health. "OSHA urges
retailers to take the time to adopt a crowd management plan and follow a few
simple guidelines to prevent unnecessary harm to retail employees."
Crowd management plans should, at least, include:
AplusA-online.de - Source: U.S. Department of Labor