We’re focusing on forklift-related injuries during the third week of safety month. Across the country, forklift-related injuries take eight more days away from work than other types of injuries. An Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) study in the U.S. determined about 25% of all forklift-related injuries are related to inadequate training. (more…)
We’re in a job seeker’s market, so if you’re looking for a new job and have a few options on the table, what would it take for you to accept an offer?
In May, we asked about the number one consideration you make when assessing job opportunities. Here’s what you had to say: (more…)
Welding is a well-paid, highly skilled trade, but if safety is not taken seriously, welders can suffer serious injuries. Every year, 500,000 workers are exposed to welding hazards, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. These safety recommendations should be kept in mind when dealing with the general risks of most welding jobs. (more…)
Keeping a line of communication open with your manager is critical to success in the workplace. Having a conversation with your boss about your job performance can be nerve-racking, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are three strategies for getting the most out of your manager’s feedback. (more…)
Businesses want to keep their facilities in good condition.
A potential employee or client’s first impression may be formed by the appearance of an office building. If you’ve ever wondered why the hallways, restrooms, and breakrooms are spotless and well-stocked the next workday, or why you’re not too hot or cold at your desk, you can thank the custodial and sanitation crews. (more…)
June is National Safety Month, and what better way to kick off the celebration than with a few workplace safety tips? Today we will focus on office environment safety and what to look out for.
Office Injuries Can Have a Huge Impact
Office safety is an important issue. We do not frequently hear of incidents because they are typically minor, but some specific dangers in this environment lead to severe injuries.
People often first think of workstation ergonomics when considering safety in the office. In in-office environments, companies should provide the tools to ensure workers maintain good ergonomic positioning when at their workstations. (more…)
If you’ve been to the gas station recently, you’ve probably noticed that the new cost of filling up your tank is much higher due to rising gas prices. As summer approaches, gas costs will continue to climb. While some employees can work remotely, others must continue to travel to the workplace, increasing the cost of the drive. We want to know how you’re dealing with increased gas prices and how they’re affecting your commute.
Let us know by voting in our poll!