Each season provides unique hazards and safety risks to workers and facilities alike. Previously we discussed the extreme risks tied to heat stress and its affect on worker productivity, but as the colder weather blows in so do new and unexpected risks, hazards, and necessary precautions.
Millennial women are taking the workforce by storm. According to Inc.com almost 60% of all college students are women, demonstrating a growing gender gap in higher education - the so-called "ticket" to a high-paying job. A recent U.S. Census Bureau analysis shows that as more young women obtained college degrees, delayed having children, and joined the workforce, they edged out millennial men for better-paying jobs.
Last stop, Pennsylvania! We decided to make the Keystone State our final pit stop on our 6-part blog series journey exploring localized energy profiles across the country.
Now that we are in the thick of hurricane season, June 1st running through November 30th, we are starting to see the damaging affects of severe storms and tropical weather at facilities across the country. How prepared is your facility? Did you consider your facility roof when scheduling preventative maintenance for 2017?
As we round out the final states in our blog series identifying unique energy attributes in your state, we return to the location of Corporate United’s recent Road to SYNERGY event. While Maryland was a great host, it is also home to specific, local price drivers that affect the cost of energy across the state.
Corporate United has been in our new office for less than a year, making us all too familiar with some of the challenges that relocating your corporate office can bring. During the initial relocation planning it can be tough to focus on the positive outcomes that arise. For instance, at CU we outgrew our old space due to our ever-expanding team, which is cause for celebration! We were also given the opportunity through relocation to redesign our workspaces to be more functional and cohesive for collaboration, two big advantages.
As we hit the homestretch in our series we take an in depth look at Illinois. (To view other posts in this series, click here.)
All day the workers in your facility are on your floor, working on it, stepping on it, running machines on it, storing equipment and inventory on it, possibly driving necessary vehicles across it. With all of this heavy use, it can be easy to overlook, and dangerous to ignore, necessary precautions.
When it comes to purchasing MRO for your facility, inadequate or inaccurate data can create spend chaos plagued by stock-outs and over-purchasing. Managing MRO inventory is critical to identify waste and recognize cost reductions as 70% of MRO spend is committed to MRO inventory.