The Balancing Act: 3 Strategies to Simultaneously Achieve Safety and Productivity Goals

2017-12-07T22:14:46+00:00 By |Safety, Compliance & Risk|

A recent report revealed that some manufacturing leaders prioritize productivity over safety because they view safety guidelines as a productivity disruptor. Workplace safety should never be disregarded, so what can you do to keep safety on top of everyone's mind? Here are several ways create a safety culture while maintaining high productivity levels.

Greenfield Investments in the US: 3 Hurdles Manufacturers Need to Hop for Success

2017-12-07T21:46:22+00:00 By |Cost Containment & Lean Operating, Safety, Compliance & Risk|

Greenfield investments can be an attractive opportunity for companies based in other countries, but when they make the shift to manufacturing in the United States, they might encounter some hurdles. Here are three common hurdles, and three leaps, or strategies for overcoming them.

Critical Safety Metrics You Should be Tracking

2017-12-07T21:40:40+00:00 By |Safety, Compliance & Risk|

If you’re looking to improve workplace safety, or the way you track it, try implementing a safety scorecard within your organization. To get you started, we created a generic template that includes common safety performance metrics that can be easily tailored to fit your specific safety goals.

3 Ways That Hackers Can Hijack Your Industrial Robots

2018-01-04T19:58:48+00:00 By |Safety, Compliance & Risk, Technology, Reporting & Analytics|

Industrial robots can increase productivity and the quality of work produced by your operation. However, as these machines become further integrated into business networks, they could be exposed to hackers. How might cybercriminals take advantage of your robots, and what can you do about it?

Top Staffing Providers Promote Safety in the Workplace

2018-01-04T21:46:40+00:00 By |Safety, Compliance & Risk, Staffing & Industry Trends|

Safety in the workplace is important for all businesses, but it can be especially important for companies that use contingent labor. What safety challenges are unique to the contingent workforce world, and how can you make sure that you've found a staffing partner that values safety as much as you do? Find out what your staffing partner should do to ensure compliance.

5 Ways to Motivate Employees to Follow Your Safety Program

2017-06-23T15:05:54+00:00 By |Safety, Compliance & Risk|

Is there a disconnect between the goals of your safety program and the behaviors of your employees? Try reevaluating how you motivate them! In order for your safety program to work, your employees need to be motivated and committed. Check out this blog for five ways to motivate your employees to follow your safety program