Are you looking to create the safest possible workplace for your employees? You’re not alone. We’ve spoken with thousands of companies that are seeking the same results. To get there, it will likely require a different path than you’ve tried in the past. So while the following tips will help you get there, they will require you to often think outside of the “safety” box.Read More >>
Earlier this year we met internally to talk about how we see our role in safety incentives in the workplace. And the one thing we all kept coming back to is that we are "all-in" on helping organizations build a culture of safety that drives increased performance and job loyalty.
That's why we took our OSHA-Compliant Safety Incentive Program to the next level by partnering with ProcessMAP, the industry's leading data intelligence cloud platform for Risk, Health, and Safety Management.Read More >>
It’s easy to take the products we use for granted. If we need a new toothbrush, we just visit the closest store. If we need a new television, we can order one online and it will arrive that same day. Some companies will even deliver groceries directly to our fridge.
But, what if there was no one to manufacture your favorite product? What if there weren’t enough employees to operate your closest fulfillment center? Or, what if there was no one willing to drive the product to your store or home?Read More >>
More than 200 million eggs from North Carolina. All romaine lettuce from southwest Arizona. Detox teas from around the nation.
Over the past few weeks, we have witnessed a deluge of food recalls. And while the news may seem unprecedented, these events are far from isolated. Despite incredible technological and industrial advancements, the number of food recalls in the U.S. has actually doubled over the past 15 years. Globally, that number is far worse – with 20-30 recalls announced each week.
What are the costs of so many recalls?Read More >>
The Consumer Packaged Good (CPG) industry is responsible for many of the products we use on a daily basis – from the food we prepare for dinner to the detergent we use to clean our clothes. For those products to reach our homes, they must travel through a variety of sectors, including manufacturing, warehousing, and transportation.Read More >>
OSHA® announces their Top 10 Most Cited Violations annually, and, year after year, that list has remained largely unchanged. But, this trend came to an end in 2017, as a new entry found its way onto the list. Here’s what your company needs to know.Read More >>
Ensuring safe work environments for employees is not only required by law but is also a necessity of good and ethical business practices. Unsafe work spaces can end up costing companies millions, through workers compensation claims, loss of work and in productivity, not to mention potential fines or lawsuits.
According to OSHA®, the cost of direct workers’ compensation claims is estimated to be around $1 billion per week. Ensuring employee safety can be a challenge, particularly in a non-engaged work culture.Read More >>
The Challenges of Incentivized Safety
When building an effective recognition strategy for the workplace, incentive programs can play a key role in developing higher levels of active engagement. Combined with additional tactics, such as employee referrals, milestone awards and wellness packages, these efforts have the potential to increase productivity, employee ownership and even individual self-worth. Keep in mind that if you choose to incentivize your company’s safety program, it must be done in a manner that’s conducive to your policies, efforts and regulations. If incorrectly set into motion, you run the risk of encouraging team members and managers to hide and/or not report injuries that occur.Read More >>