Wearing an ID badge is important in promoting security in health care, educational establishments and business. By wearing an ID, unauthorized people cannot easily sneak in the company’s premises without being recognized by the employees. Badge Lanyards are made for people to easily put on their IDs. Although wearing one is very simple, it can lead to various accidents if proper care is not observed. Given below are some of the possible risks of improperly wearing lanyards.
• Machines in the factory
Since factories utilize large industrial machines, badge lanyards may get entangled in them. This case is very alarming since the machine can draw you inside and cause serious injuries. It is a must to ensure your safety at all times. In this case, you must not use a long lanyard. The length should be short enough so that it will not sway frequently. Also, never play with your lanyard, especially when you are operating dangerous machinery or if you work beside them.
People who are allergic with the materials used in making lanyards are at a greater risk of allergy attacks. When these people wear lanyards for a long time, they can feel irritated and their neck will get itchy. In this case, you can still wear a lanyard but make sure that you are not allergic with the material used. You can contact the manufacturer and tell your condition. For sure, the manufacturer will make a lanyard suitable to your skin.
Wearing a lanyard in hospitals is not completely safe. Most people who are admitted to the hospital are suffering from contagious diseases. Therefore, the fabric of the lanyard can absorb different infectious substances from the patients. In this case, the lanyard acts as a disease-spreading material. Fortunately, only certain types of material can absorb infectious substances. Beaded and shoelace-type lanyards have the ability to absorb materials around them. Hospital doctors and nurses do not wear such types of lanyards. They only wear lanyards that are resistant to foreign materials.
Lanyards should be used properly to prevent different types of accidents. Many people would think that such accidents are unusual,however, they still happen quite unexpectedly. For instance, wearing a badge lanyard in the jail is a little dangerous as the worker may get caught by the inmates by grabbing at the lanyard. They can tighten the lanyard making it difficult for the worker to breathe. In addition,a long lanyard can get tangled with wires. If it is a barb wire and you fall down, you can get several wounds.
Badge lanyards are useful in different companies, schools and organizations. However, if they are used improperly, they can cause several accidents. To ensure that these things will not happen to you, use your lanyard with caution. Any accident can be prevented so don’t be scared of the possible risks a lanyard can bring you. All you need to do is to be cautious with your actions.