1) You did not notice the debris on the floor where you are standing.
2) You did not notice the machine switch is too close to your leg.
3) You did not realize how heavy your finished product might be, and how far you have to carry it.
It is easy to imagine the different tasks we do every day and how this applies. For example, getting on a forklift and scanning your surroundings. This is the “Reset” I am referring to.
Four seconds is all it takes. Get in this habit of taking four seconds and you will significantly reduce your chance of injury while greatly increasing your chances of an injury free day, week, month, and career. If you get into the habit of taking chances or simply moving from job to job, you will eventually be injured.