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Simple Warehouse Safety Best Practices for a Safe & Productive Environment

Any warehouse operator would agree, warehouse safety best practices are crucially important. Warehouse safety best practices aren’t just important for the continued health of your employees — but the sustainability and growth of your business.And while it’s impossible to predict 100% of all accidents — we’re only human, after all —it is possible to drastically […]

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8 Operational Excellence Benefits Your Company Can’t Afford to Overlook

Many companies like Chevron have successfully used operational excellence benefits to transform their culture and bottom line. Although the most well-known operational benefits include improved manufacturing lead time, optimized inventory turns, and enhanced performance; the list of business advantages goes on. to learn eight operational excellence benefits your company can’t afford to overlook. […]

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How Chevron Uses the Operational Excellence Principles to Excel

The operational excellence principles are defined as the systematic management of personal safety, process safety as well as health, reliability, the environment, and efficiency to achieve top performance. Operational excellence is based on five integral goals:Achieve an injury-free and incident free workplacePromote and support a healthier work environment while mitigating major workplace risks.Clearly identify and […]

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9 Fast Facts All Companies Must Know About Intro 1447 & OSHA 10-Hour Training

It’s a known fact that construction industry risk places these occupations among the most dangerous in the world. According to the Department of Labor, approximately 137,000 construction workers suffer serious injuries every year, while around 800 suffer fatal on-the-job injuries. While these numbers are harrowing, the most surprising aspect is most of these deaths and […]

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What Construction Workers Need to Know About New York’s Intro 1447

Did you know a staggering 20% of all worker fatalities happen within the construction industry? As a construction industry worker, you’re faced with a variety of hazards on a regular basis. And New York’s Intro 1447 is designed to minimize hazards, reduce construction workplace fatalities, and create a safer workplace.Most recently, Bill de Blasio — […]

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How to Create More Realistic Workplace Safety Goals Employees Will Buy Into

Let’s face it: not all workplace safety goals are attainable. As a matter of fact, setting unrealistic workplace safety goals can do more harm than good. It can result in unethical behavior, the over-focus on one business area while neglecting another, corrosion of organizational culture, distorted risk preferences, and reduced intrinsic motivation.One excellent example of […]

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7 Highly-Effective Office Ergonomics Tips to Boost Productivity

The sedentary lifestyle of many of today’s workers are posing significant health concerns and causing employers to shift their focus to workplace and office ergonomics tips. Although office jobs are traditionally safer than working on a construction site, there are many workplace ergonomics issues that can be addressed to enhance safety and productivity.Many companies are […]

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A Handy Guide to Hand Safety: Tips, Training, Facts & Trends

Failure to implement proper hand safety can be dangerous as well as expensive. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average hand injury claim now topples $6,000 — where each lost-time workers’ compensation claim almost amounts to $7,500. The National Safety Council explains: arrow-right Hand injury stitches can easily cost up to $2,000, […]

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Don’t Ignore Line of Fire Safety: Here’s What You Need to Know

Did you know failure to have proper line of fire safety training could result in serious injuries? Line of fire hazards are one of the most deadly hazards in the construction and manufacturing industries — and are second only to slip and fall accidents.Approximately 27% of deaths in the workplace are directly related to line […]

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Can You Hear Me Now? We’re Talking Cell Phone Safety at Work!

If you don’t promote cell phone safety at work, your workplace can experience an increase in unnecessary accidents and safety incidents. Considering the widespread use of digital technology, everyone and their grandmother — seriously — has a smartphone or cellphone.These devices have become so ingrained in our society that people actively use them at work. […]

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