3 Small Things That Make A Big Difference At Work

Springtime is strongly associated with an annual cleaning and clearing out of our homes. But our living area isn’t the only space that deserves a little extra attention. Given that we spend much of our lives in our workspace, it makes sense to give our place of employment a “spring cleaning” lookover, too. (more…)

On the Job Respiratory Problems: How Can They Be Prevented?

You have to be able to breathe in order to work, right? That’s common sense. The average person breathes in about 2,800 litres of air each workday, more if they are undergoing more physical labor. With so much of your oxygen intake being met at work, the air quality of your workplace is an important aspect of your work environment to consider and keep in mind. (more…)

4 Common Workplace Distractions That Can Cause Injuries

The average worker in the U.S. loses 2.1 hours per workday due to distractions. And once interrupted it takes the average worker 23 minutes to fully get back into the task they were trying to complete. That is valuable time that could benefit the company and worker alike, but is instead wasted due to distractions and interferences. (more…)

Spillfix: Great For The Environment, Great For Your Bottom Line

As we mentioned last week, being environmentally responsible can be beneficial not only for the Earth, but for your business as well. Being proactive in conservation and recycling paves the way for a better future for younger generations, while also appealing to local neighbors and consumers, who might otherwise frown upon your business’ wasteful habits. Another important step to take when attempting to go green and be environmentally responsible, however, is using products at your place of work that create less waste. (more…)

4 Ways Your Business Can Become More Environmentally Responsible

45 years ago on April 22nd, the modern environmental movement was conceived. Gaylord Nelson, the founder of Earth Day, wanted to ignite a passion for conservation in people after the 1969 oil spill in California, which killed thousands of sea-going animals and plants, permanently damaging the area’s aquatic ecosystem. Since then, the Earth Day and green living movements have continued to grow. But in order to maintain that passion for caring for the environment today, it’s important for business owners – not just individual citizens – to take part in efforts to become a little greener. Fortunately, by following these 4 simple tips, you can begin to make your own business more environmentally responsible and help make a positive impact on the world. (more…)

How To Keep Minors In Your Business Safe

If your business is in an area close to a school, then young workers could be a valuable part of your workforce. Getting young workers in the door to your business offers them a great opportunity to learn your trade and gets them acclimated to a business they may possible want to pursue further. However, when you hire minors to work in your business, there are many restrictions that come with the task. Not only that, all employers should be well versed on all the necessary measures they need to keep these young workers safe. In order to do so, be sure to follow these steps. (more…)

Making The Transportation Of Fuel, Oil, And Chemicals Safer

Nowadays, employees work all over the place – not just in one single building. While many workers still reside in a single garage, workshop, or office location, others travel the country transporting essential tools and goods all over America. While workplace safety standards are certainly important for those in a building, it’s imperative that there are also policies in place for those who transport dangerous materials – such as fuel, oil, and chemicals. (more…)

Five Ways To Make Your Business More Eco-Friendly

A huge trend in the marketplace right now is finding ways to make your business more environmentally friendly. By working to save the environment, your organization can help our planet thrive while gaining a new customer base in the process. Thankfully, “Going Green” doesn’t always have to mean spending a lot of your precious time making major changes to your business. There are plenty of little, effective changes that a business can make in order to become more eco-friendly. Here are just five things that will make your headquarters, policies and more a little greener: (more…)

How To Help The “Accident Prone” Worker

If you look back over your record keeping, is there someone in your business who’s always reporting injuries? With evidence such as this, you may start thinking this particular employee is just “accident prone” and nothing can be done to help them. Before jumping to conclusions on this issue, we suggest taking a good look at the work environment where your employee spends their day. There could be an important safety factor at play causing all of their accidents. (more…)

Top Five Tire Tips for Spring

If you think back over the winter season, your tires probably did a lot of work this year. With all the snow that fell and even froze into ice, a good set of tires became essential for safe travels, whether you were just traveling within town or out to another area. Now that winter is finally over, maintenance tricks that worked in the winter won’t do the same thing now that warmer weather has arrived. It’s time to start thinking about how to care for your tires in the spring in order to get the most for your money and stay safe on the roads. (more…)