Accidents happen. Even the most diligent, safety conscious plant managers or safety officers have experienced an incident. Which means your safety program has to be “always on.”
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.
When it comes to purchasing FR clothing there are numerous factors to consider related to maximizing worker safety, while minimizing cost. Having a handle on how to properly purchase FR clothing will impact your company image, organizational compliance standards, safety culture, revenue, proper budget creation and business continuity. Do you know enough to make an informed FR buying decision? We tested our members' FR knowledge in a quick 10-question quiz.
All businesses and industrial facilities create waste, it is simply a by-product of business. Usually, as production increases to fulfill demand, so does the volume of waste. This is where the fundamental challenges of waste management come into play for all businesses.
Facilities have job-specific liabilities when it comes to their first aid requirements. Many work related injuries can be appropriately addressed through first aid response, making your compliance to purchasing the required quantity, correct supplies and keeping your cabinet inventory fully stocked critical to protecting workers and your level of risk.
As the summer months and increased temperatures roll in, companies often try to balance their Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Flame Resistant Clothing (FRC) strategies with the overall comfort of their employees. However, this desire to decrease heat stress in the warmer months can lead to increased risks when safety protocols are not followed as closely as necessary. For example, when employees do not wear appropriate FRC or PPE, or do not wear every item in order to stay cool. So, how do companies make sure employees stay safe in hot temperatures? By understanding the risks that are out there, and creating a strong partnership with industry experts.