Top 10 OSHA Violations of 2013

Each year OSHA releases the top ten list of most frequently cited violations of the year. In the majority of cases, the list really doesn’t change too much from year to year. In 2013, the number one and number two spots remained the same as they were in 2012. The top spot, fall protection, had 7250 violations in 2013, making it a very significant risk for employees in many industries. It should be no real …

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Make Your Workplace Safe for 2014

Every New Year the dreaded question arises, “What’s your New Year’s Resolution?” This year, take several simple steps to make your working environment a safer, more inviting place to work. Treating your employees with dignity and concern for their well-being is not just altruistic, it’s smart business. A safe and happy employee is a productive employee! First-Aid and First Responder Plan Every business should have a well-stocked first aid kit on hand at all times. …

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How to create a Zero-Tolerance Approach For Safety

Safety is very important, and in today’s work environment, it is imperative to create a zero tolerance policy. Whether employees are driving while texting, or working in an energy plant where one mistake could have global impact, a zero tolerance policy ensures the company that the workers will always keep in mind the safety of not only themselves, but also others, and most importantly, the image of the company. Safety in the Oil and Gas …

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Go Lean and Increase Customer Satisfaction

Some may not be knowledgeable of the history of Lean or the amazing ways to use it to take satisfied customers to astounded customers. Every company and business requires certain amount of paperwork; however, do not get lost in the numbers. Some head honchos forget that numbers translates to real people with real concerns and emotions. Although business is complex; the concept of LEAN manufacturing is not. Common sense seems to escape the daily mind …

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