Everyone plays an important part in workplace safety. This handbook will assist in carrying out work activities more safely through an understanding of the relationship between the task and methods to protect the health and well-being of the worker. It will provide an understanding of the rules, regulations, and basic principles behind those health and safety issues to which a worker may be directly involved or exposed to in the workplace. General Industry Safety Basics focuses on good practice and is not intended as a complete or authoritative guide to the law. Employers, managers, and employees will require further information.