“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”- Aristotle
“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.” – Vince Lombardi
WISHING YOU ALL A HAPPY, HEALTHY AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR
Workplace safety contest for students – Deadline for Oregon student “Speak up. Work safe.” workplace safety contest is Feb. 1 Get involved, learn about workplace safety and how YOU can make a difference.
COMPANIES BEHAVING BADLY is our regular bi-monthly feature, that will now be published on the 1st. & 3rd. Thursday of each month, and will still bring to you the latest updates on proposed fines and citations issued by OSHA and non-compliant companies that continue to put employees at risk as well as safety award winners, new safety gadgets and more! Read one of our reblog of Companies Behaving Badly – Falling For You. Please don’t hesitate to share these stories at your next safety tailgate/toolbox meeting. It is my hope, that one day I will run out of Companies Behaving Badly to write about but unfortunately that appears to be no worry at present. <— Sign up now and never miss an issue.
Tips for a Peak Season – It’s that time of year when extra help is needed to get the job done. Using temporary help works but you have to give them the opportunity to succeed. Read how to do it right.
Greatly reduce your dead time and follow some of these dead on tips.
– Avoid deadly duos. Like exposed wires in a wet environment which can cause electrocution. Chemical fumes in a poorly ventilated area can over come a worker before they know it, and cause grave injury or death. It can also create an explosion when ignited even with a small spark.
– Wear your PPE, NO Excuses. You are wearing those safety glasses, googles, bumper caps, helmets, ear-plugs, gloves, respirators and jump suits for a reason. To protect you.
– Don’t operate machinery that has had guards removed or emergency stops tampered with. Report it to your union rep or supervisor. If nothing is done, call OSHA. 1-800-321-6742 / 1-800-321-OSHA.
FIX IT NOW! – Putting off repairs to infrastructure will cost you more in the long run. Read now.
There is a reason this is our most read article. A warehouse manager’s worst nightmare and you should know about it.
The Secret Killer In Your Warehouse – An must read article for every one who works in a warehouse whether Manager, Supervisor or employee. The life you save could be your own.
Advising new and current businesses on workplace safety, compliance and related regulatory statutes. Hazard analysis review, drafting company policy and procedure and hazard recognition training. Feel free to contact us for pricing and availability at firstname.lastname@example.org