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.
It’s the beginning of August, those lovely dog days of summer, it’s hot, it’s slow at work and folks are away on vacations. However this is not the time to kick back and relax since before you know it, the seasonal rush for goods and services will be upon you and your warehouse will be… Read More 5 Steps For a Successful Peak Season – STEP 1
You are very proud of yourself and you should be. You just survived the entire hiring process beginning with; searching the web for a job, sent in your polished resume, interviews, more interviews and finally, it’s your first day on the job and you’re in the Human Resources office filling out your W’s, who… Read More The 12 Signs Your Company May Be a Serial Killer
Men, we begin simply as “snips and snails and puppy dog’s tails” until we morph into Men and June happens to be men’s health month and it’s to remind men that your health is in your hands as high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer are all preventable and/or treatable when detected. I understand,… Read More Companies Behaving Badly – Dad Health Day
March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month. Sight is one of your critical five senses that needs to be protected at all times while on the job since if you were… Read More The Eyes of March
I hope this journey down the Green Brick Road of Safety has been as educational for you as it’s been a pleasant surprise for me by the great responses from you, the readers to this series. Thank you all. Along this odyssey we have been introduced to many different ways of protecting employees at the… Read More A Complete Guide To Warehouse Safety-Volume VI-Coaching, the glue that binds it all
Since we began our journey down the Geen Brick Road of Safety, we have met Hazard Analysis in volume I and learned how to identify safety hazards. Then further down the road, we were introduced to PPE, in volume II which showed us what equipment is available to protect employees. Both of these are heavy hitters in the world… Read More A Complete Guide To Warehouse Safety-Volume III-House Keeping
In Volume I-Back To Basics, we began our trip down the Green Brick Road of Safety where we met job safety analysis, who showed us where our safety hazards can be located. Now that we know that we can determine what kind of PPE is needed to give further protection to employees as they carry out their tasks. PPE –… Read More A Complete Guide To Warehouse Safety-Volume II-Picking PPE
This article was originally published Jul 2012 and was spawned from a discussion on LinkedIn. However, In light of recent accidental workplace explosions and fires it has been revised and updated. What is going on people? There has been a series of serious workplace accidents in the news of late, happening around the world and… Read More If You’re Finger Pointing, It’s Too Late, 2.
I love science. Well, most of science, not a big fan of equations and statistics. However, I love science, even more, when I get the opportunity to apply it to issues going on in my world of warehousing. Science?! In a warehouse? Really?! I think the best way to prove it, is to show you… Read More Sure Fire Ways To Achieve Max Velocity.