Safety Tips for CDL Drivers

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Without a way to reliably transport your inventory to its destination, every other part of your business might as well shut down. Inevitably, this leads you to put a considerable amount of trust in one group: Your delivery drivers. Because of the huge amount of responsibility given to them, commercial drivers are held to a… Read more »

Health and Safety Myths That Are Hurting Your Company

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Every business claims to make safety a priority. Even so, millions of annual injuries and nearly 5,000 workplace deaths per year indicate there is vast room for improvement. If you are interested in improving your company’s safety record, it might be time to examine your policies and company culture. Here are a few common health… Read more »

OSHA’s Regulatory Agenda – What to Expect in the Future

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The federal government’s regulatory agenda contains important clues as to what the future of your business holds. This list of proposed regulation and deregulation, each with their status updates, helps business owners and managers understand what changes are coming up. The most recent copy of this report – which includes OSHA’s regulatory agenda – is… Read more »

Is an Employee Taking Sick Leave Every Week? Here’s What to Do.

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A well-managed workplace is like a machine. A single missing piece can throw the entire process out of whack. When employees don’t show up for work, you lose more than just their productivity; your team’s workflow is disrupted, and everyone has to work harder to pick up the slack. When it comes to sick days,… Read more »

The Final Hiring Decision – It’s Not as Easy as You Think

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You’ve sorted through all the resumes, you’ve conducted all your interviews, and decision time is here. Even after all the heavy lifting is done, the final hiring decision is never easy. A single bad hire could cost your company thousands of dollars; this is no time to flip a coin! Before making the big choice,… Read more »

Promoting Safety Among Young Employees

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Attracting young workers to the manufacturing and industrial fields is vital for our future success. If your business successfully campaigns with a younger crowd, you’re setting yourself up with a strong workforce for years to come. Even so, employing a younger generation brings unique challenges. For example, workers younger than 25 are twice as likely… Read more »

The 4 Most Important Phone Interview Questions

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Today, managers look beyond their town, their state, perhaps even beyond their country to find the best talent. Because of this, it becomes more likely you will initially be interviewing candidates, not in person, but over the phone. This change shouldn’t be seen as daunting; rather, it maximizes your access to great candidates. Are you… Read more »

Heat Stroke and Heat Illnesses – OSHA’s Tips for Summer Safety

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June 20th is the longest day in 2017. You know what that means: no matter where you live and work, we’re in the dead center of the hottest time of year. Every year, thousands of workers suffer heat stroke and heat-related injuries; some even die. If you want to keep your employees safe and productive,… Read more »

Fall Protection in a Warehouse: OSHA’s “Final Rule”

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Falls are one of the most common causes of severe injury in every industry. OSHA, everyone’s favorite safety watchdog, has always taken the danger seriously, and so should you! OSHA has recently released updated guidelines that they are calling the “Final Rule” for fall protection, guidelines they project could save 29 lives every year. If… Read more »