Tips to Prevent Worker Fatigue in Manufacturing
Worker fatigue has become more prevalent across industries, and it can be particularly dangerous in industries such as manufacturing where employees are in contact with machinery and equipment. Implementing a fatigue risk management plan can help businesses protect their teams.
Recognizing OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week
Health and safety programs play a vital part in any business, but especially in industries where workers are at higher risk of injury or illness. OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week recognizes the importance of workplace safety and provides helpful resources for organizations to enhance their own practices.
June is National Safety Month
The National Safety Council (NSC) dedicates the month of June each year to reminding everyone about ways to remain safe on the job. This year the program celebrates its 25th anniversary and has established four key topics, one for each week of the month.
Want to learn what the pressing challenges are for a local manufacturer? Chances are they are concerned about finding the skilled and professional labor needed to run their plants.
Equipment Maintenance Approaches that Improve Results
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) considers preventive maintenance a hazard control that helps prevent injuries in the workplace. OSHA requires manufacturers to establish equipment maintenance schedules to mitigate these potential hazards. But that’s when it starts to get complicated.
Save Green by Going Green
As more and more people focus on their everyday waste —such as replacing single-use straws or eliminating plastic tooth brushes — companies are being called upon to reduce their waste and do their part in helping save the environment. Sustainable living, while it isn’t a new idea, is becoming incorporated into more lifestyles — especially younger generations.