Smooth Operator – Safety Tips for Forklift Drivers

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As the source of nearly 100,000 annual accidents, forklifts are one of the most dangerous pieces of machinery in industrial workplaces. Despite the inherent danger of operating heavy equipment, forklifts can be a part of your daily workflow without causing injury. These easy-to-follow forklift safety tips should allow any workplace to put safety first without… Read more »

Tips for Working Safely in the Summer Heat

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With temperatures rising into the triple digits in many areas, the middle of summer is a dangerous time for industrial workers. Throughout the country, thousands of injuries and dozens of heat-related deaths are reported every year. Whether your crew is working indoors or out, special precautions need to be taken if you want the whole… Read more »

Recap 2015: Top Viewed OSHA Posts From the Year

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As a manufacturer, the way you operate is closely linked to the decisions made by OSHA. As a result, it’s your responsibility to follow the decisions closely or face stiff fines and penalties. In order to help employers like you anticipate changes and stay ahead of the curve, we write regularly about important OSHA news… Read more »

How to File a Complaint with OSHA

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You’ve observed an OSHA violation and you’re not sure what to do. You don’t want anyone to get hurt, but you’re reluctant to make trouble. Filing an OSHA complaint is your right and your responsibility. It’s also a lot simpler than you may think. There are several ways to do it, and you can submit… Read more »

Is Your First Impression Hurting Your Employment Chances?

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You have spent hours fine tuning your resume, labored to write the perfect cover letter, and did extensive research about the company you’re interviewing with. But after the interview was over, you still didn’t get the job. What went wrong? What could you have done differently? The problem might be that despite all your preparation,… Read more »

Five Tips for Handling Annoying Coworkers

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Unfortunately, annoying employees and coworkers are both inevitable and a significant source of worker stress. In fact, results showed that in 2011, annoying coworkers were considered the third greatest stressor and were cited by 11 percent of participants. However, there are ways to control the impact of difficult coworkers. Lea McLeod of The Muse describes annoying… Read more »