The primary goal of OSHA is to protect you, the employee, from any physical harm. And violations of these can cause serious harm to the company as well – in their pocketbook! Find out how OSHA fines employers for non-compliance of safety regulations.
Throughout the years, temporary staffing agencies have gotten the same negative reputation as online dating agencies…but, a shift has begun (no pun intended), especially in today’s trying economy, to become more efficient in all of your processes, including staffing. AND, I bet these days, you know at least one couple who has a happy ending! […]
Robert Jones took over his father’s industrial based company a few years ago. When he became president of the company, he implemented internal training in safety aspects, became a proponent of vigilant supervision and even had to resort to the threat of punishment for non-compliance. These methods all worked. His company did become safer. But, […]
How do you, as an employer make sure your workplace is as safe as possible, while at the same time avoiding costly government citations? The Occupational Safety and Health Administration was created to protect workers by establishing standards that all workplaces have to abide by. And, while you can’t foresee every conceivable danger, the following […]
Every American has heard of The Bill of Rights, but are you familiar with the “safety bill of rights?” This was the original name of what was to eventually become the Occupational Safety and Health Act, introduced almost 45 years ago. Prior to 1970, American workers were on their own in terms of their […]
The dictionary defines ‘specialist’ as a person who devotes himself to one subject or to one particular branch of a subject or pursuit. The word devotes sticks out in this definition. But, with the changing landscape of industrial workers, how do we ensure specialization with […]