This was originally published on August 9th.2013 as A Complete Guide To Warehouse Safety-Volume VI-Coaching, the glue that binds it all. In light of the Golden State Warriors winning the NBA Championship with basically the same personnel on the floor they had when they were eliminated in the first round last year with the only… Read More Coaching – The Glue That Binds it All
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Happy New Year and welcome to the first issue of 2015. Unfortunately it’s beginning to look like other years, as of November 22, 2014 (FY 2014) 246 workers have already died while doing nothing more than their job. This is 23 more deaths then this time last year, that’s a 10 percent jump! The numbers… Read More Companies Behaving Badly – New Dying Year
A brand new year will soon be upon us and this is my year in review as we bid 2014 a fond farewell. No doubt that 2014 has been a compelling year as it has had everything including wars, armed conflicts, kidnappings, massacres, disappearing aircraft, shootings, protest and all types of disasters unleashed by mother… Read More Just Putting It Out There – 2014 Wasn’t About Respect
As we had learned in step 3 – Training, even though it is listed as the third step, it is still an extremely important detail to a successful peak season. With that said, this next step, safety is not only just as equally important as training but in fact, they go together hand in hand. Safety is… Read More 5 Steps For a Successful Peak Season – STEP 4
The Green Brick Road of Safety is a long winding road that has been well traveled over the years by many people in search of the elusive safe workplace. The high traffic on the road is graphically illustrated by the strewn litter of fingers, limbs and other body parts along with the constant wailing sound of… Read More Companies Behaving Badly – Trips, Falls and Amputations, Oh My!
Even though this is presented as the 3rd step in the series, you should never under estimate the impact of training on your operation as it is a very critical element. Training as with communication works best when it’s delivered consistently, concise and with conviction. This goes for all types of training from forklift certification… Read More 5 Steps For a Successful Peak Season – STEP 3
Now that you have Staffing under control, (SEE STEP 1) you can focus your attention on the next important step, storage. Seasonal items are always an interesting collection of flavors, (pumpkin, eggnog, gingerbread and peppermint), new and unusual food products, new electronics and premiere of other household goods, all making their annual appearance. The… Read More 5 Steps For a Successful Peak Season – STEP 2
Our Chef de Catastrophe, Aunt Ida has really stepped outside the box in creating this new holiday classic for all to enjoy. TODAY’S FEATURED RECIPE – PICKLED FORKLIFT – This treat is not only easy to make but can be made year round and is especially a great accompaniment for any disaster whether used as a side dish… Read More Aunt Ida’s Recipes For Disaster – PICKLED FORKLIFT