Song Inspiration: "The Safety Dance" by Men Without Hats, 1980
S...A...F...E...T...Y... Safety! Dance!
We all know the song- but how does this relate to safety at work? Actively participating in safety measures not only promotes, but helps to ensure healthier, happier and more efficient employees.
The number one goal for any organization should be the safety of its employees. Nowhere is that more true than in warehouse and/ or manufacturing settings, environments where there are ample opportunities for injury.
Prior to the creation of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in 1971, nearly 14,000 workers were killed on the job each year. Fortunately, today’s workplaces are considerably safer; in fact, fatalities have dropped from 38 to 13 per day.
Cargo theft has been around as long has product has been transported. From pirates to road bandits, product en route from one place to another has always been at jeopardy for those who would take advantage. What can 3PLs do to protect their cargo?
Every truck driver will have to back up at some point during the day, whether backing into a dock or parking the truck. Truck drivers need to be extra cautious when backing up their long trailer. Many truck backing accidents are usually caused by the trucker not spending the time necessary to complete the backing maneuver successfully. Here are 7 common tips to ensure safe backing up!
Roadside inspections are a means of enforcement of the motor carrier safety laws established to help ensure a safer highway environment. Here are the top 10 Driver Violations that you need to be aware of!
Did you know that there are dangers to driving during the summertime? There are just as many dangers to driving in the summer as there are in the winter. With being right in the midst of summer, it’s very important to be informed of these dangers and how to take precautionary measures for summer safety!