What kind of resolutions have you made for the new year? Are any of them related to safety at work? Really!? That’s great, but seriously, how long will that last before that next temptation to just reach in, comes along? You know those days, you’re not in the mood and don’t want to have to stop… Read More Companies Behaving Badly – A New Year of Dying
You do everything you can to protect your employees at the workplace. You take all the necessary steps by beginning with a hazard analysis to identify potential dangers and eliminate them, you buy the best and latest styles in PPE so employees will wear them, you make housekeeping a priority and keep a neat and organized facility that looks professional and… Read More Just Putting It Out There – Leadership The Glue That Binds it All.
Recruiting and supplying people for various jobs in various industries has gone on since the early years of mankind. At one time the British navy used press gangs to recruit for many open positions (unwillingly) and now day laborers patiently wait in parking lots hoping to work as it’ll mean how hungry they’ll go to sleep tonight.… Read More Companies Behaving Badly – Temporary Dead Labor
What kind of driver are you? How about your employees? You know, the ones out there driving with your companies name and logo plastered right on the side. It seems that courtesy on the road like a lot of other manners and courtesies have died but you do want your drivers being professionals on the… Read More Are You Lazy or Just Stupid?
In the not too distant past, before computers, before the internet was even a twinkle in anyone’s eye, warehouses used to be nothing more than a dumping ground for bodies, into a labor-intensive environment as brawn was more important than a brain. That’s right folks, a company would take their misfits, malcontents and ne’er-do-wells and place them right into the… Read More A Guide for Your Own Intelligent Warehouse
If the inventory in your warehouse looks like this, you have already lost money. Give enough room for storage, keep fast movers close to the dock, cross dock whenever possible and respect all inventory like it was cash. Need to up your AIB/ASI score? Customer audit pending? Need help? We’re here and ready.
OSHA has released their top ten list. (See the whole list here). Not as popular, entertaining or well known as David Letterman’s top ten list and definitely not as funny. Unfortunately once again the number 1 issued citation continues to be FALLS. Why? Look in the mirror. It’s you who actually believes you can… Read More Companies Behaving Badly – Don’t Be a Safety Fool. Fool.
If you were lucky not to be one of the 426 who have died from job-related accidents during FY2015 (as of Jan17th) you were able to spend Valentine’s Day with loved one(s). It’s a moment to cherish especially if you work for a dangerous company that uses luck at their safety program. In the blink… Read More Companies Behaving Badly – 50 Shades Of Dead
As you prepare to celebrate the holidays and entertain friends and family please take a moment and think about the 1,400 workers who died on the job and the family members who’ll be spending their first holiday without that loved one; fathers, mothers, sons, daughters and grandparents. Thank you. Most of these accidents were… Read More Companies Behaving Badly – It’s a Wonderful Life
The dying continues in the killing fields of American businesses’ that allow workers to earn a pay check as long as they can survive the falls, spills, electrocutions amputations, and a quick death but those are the lucky ones as some will die slowly over 15-20 years from inhaled asbestos, vinyl chloride or some other… Read More Companies Behaving Badly – The Killing Fields