In a recent Twitter chat on workplace safety for #USAMfgHour, one of the questions we posed to the group was, “When was the last time you had an emergency evacuation or fire drill?” I was not prepared at all for the responses and was quite shocked as sadly they ranged from not at all to… Read More You Know The Drill
When Kelly Clarkson sings, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” highlights why that’s one of the best things about life, the ability to learn from your mistakes if you want too. It makes you better, wiser, and older. That’s exactly what happened during our one and only PSPS (Public Safety Power Shutoff) that we… Read More Our PSPS. Mistakes were made, what we learned
California. Always unique in many ways and last week was no exception. As the headlines will tell you, we celebrated the fourth of July with a 6.4 Earthquake Rocks Los Angeles Area on Fourth of July and of course, that was upstaged by No deaths reported after 7.1 earthquake rocks Ridgecrest and California soon after. When the ground shook… Read More Are You Prepared?
After a good nights rest our three travelers were back on the Green Brick Road of Safety and headed toward Emerald City in hopes that the Head Inspector will help each one with their safety-related issues. The road turned into a dense forest that blocked most of the sunshine. It was dark and eerie but… Read More A Complete Guide To Warehouse Safety-Volume 4 – Training
It’s a wake-up call. One humungous wet, windy wake-up call. When hurricane Harvey blasted into southwest Texas leaving extensive damage and flooding, the scale of which is all most beyond comprehension. Then hurricane Irma took the spotlight unleashing her fury on the Caribbean and Florida. This is very sad and horrible on so many… Read More A Surefire way to improve your chances of survival – Emergency Kit
Welcome back, Happy Holidays, thank you for stopping by. As you may know, OSHA recently released it’s annual top 10 violations for 2016 which quickly made the rounds. People offered their opinions about it, criticized and pointed wagging fingers as those for more regulation and those for less regulation stood their ground on principle refusing… Read More Companies Behaving Badly-YEAR END
I recently had the pleasure to complete a CERT (Community Emergency Response Team ) class offered by the Vallejo Fire Department. After 6 weeks of class every Tuesday evening which totaled 28 hours of instruction, demonstration and practice, that all came to completion on a beautiful Saturday morning on Mare Island with a final written exam,… Read More The CERT Experience
Welcome back. Yep, unfortunately there are still companies behaving badly out there. It’s not an easy or a glamorous job being a production/warehouse supervisor but it is interesting and challenging. You are the filter between the company brain trust (upper management) and the employees as you move and match their abilities in order to achieve the… Read More Companies Behaving Badly-Gone Wild
My thoughts and prayers are with the brave people of France. I had visited Paris in October and found a vibrant and beautiful metropolitan city full of life and energy, that I instantly fell in love with. Wish Paris a speedy recovery. #standwithFrance #standwithParis What ever the reason, fatigue, carelessness, poor… Read More Companies Behaving Badly – Turkey!