STEP ON THE GAS – IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY AT WORK

It doesn’t matter how talented you are if you’re not productive in the workplace; there’s no room for laziness or disorderliness in any organization where emphasis is placed on increased productivity and profits. Sometimes, even when we try our best, we find ourselves lagging behind the standards set both by the company we work for…

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OSHA GETTING SHARPER TEETH

If you think OSHA is a small town in Wisconsin you’re in trouble. Congress passed into law in December 1970 OSHA Act within the U.S. Department of Labor which went into effect January 1971. It has now been thirty nine years and the learning curve is over. Employers who have high risk environments can expect…

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OSHA 300 LOGS

Here it is the first of December, there is a chill in the air and some of you have had to get the snow shovel out and maybe even the snow blower. The holidays are rapidly approaching and before you know it, it will be January 2011. I hate to throw a wet blanket on…

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IS A SAFETY PROGRAM REALLY NECESSARY?

This is one of those standard questions most employers ask when asked if they have a formal safety program. This goes along with other quotes, “We haven’t had any injuries in years so we must be compliant”, ‘Safety is a waste of time”, “I can’t afford to have employees waste thirty minutes a month on…

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OSHA IMPERSONATORS MAY COME TO YOUR BUSINESS.

When times get tough people get creative on ways to make a quick dollar and there is a new way of doing it. In Arizona it was reported on the news last night that there is a person impersonating an OSHA compliance officer. This impersonator walks into the business and claims to be an OSHA…

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