Blog

Does the thought of artificial intelligence startle you? Do these modernized mechanisms lead you to fear radical change in day-to-day business? As technology continues to evolve so do both manufacturing and material handling operations. In these settings, new technologies are rolled out on a daily basis. As many businesses continue to go out with the old and in with the new, artificial intelligence continues to charge to the forefront and cement itself in the very fabric of the workplace. Nevertheless, there are many benefits of artificial intelligence as they can revamp your daily operations.

Add a comment

When most of us think of workplace safety, we envisage fire drills and OSHA compliant machinery. However, there are dangers in the office that often go unnoticed but which have a direct impact on employees of every level. Everything from molding food to a coworker’s germs can pose a potential hazard to the health and safety of everyone around. There are a couple of common fixtures that can be a cause for concern among office workers.

Add a comment

On Friday, Aug. 25, the city of Houston, TX, experienced unprecedented flooding as Hurricane Harvey made landfall. Originally a Category 4 hurricane, Harvey’s shift to tropical storm unleashed rainfall of up to over two feet in some parts of the city and its surrounding areas. With more rain on the way, Texas cities near Houston and southwestern Louisiana braced for additional floodwaters. On Sept. 9, all eyes were glued to the news as Hurricane Irma made her three-day trek through Florida, again bringing flooding and destruction in her path.

Add a comment

You may think that being inside the office protects you from the air pollution of the busy streets outside, but the truth is the air inside is likely to be significantly worse. The products used to clean your place of work contain chemicals that are harmful when inhaled causing some serious health and safety issues. If you work in a small, enclosed space, there is nowhere for these chemicals to escape. 

Add a comment

Featured Articles

Setting Examples & Safety Standards As A Nonprofit

OSHA has begun paying closer attention to worker safety with nonprofit organizations in the last few years, awarding nearly $11 million to help high-risk workers. Safety standards have begun to shift to having heavier regulations more akin to for-profit companies, helping to protect those in the employ of nonprofits. As some adopt new health and safety models to work towards a safer work environment, there’s always more to be done. The United States is home to as many as 1,500,000 nonprofits, a number that grows with each passing day. But with nearly three million workplace injuries registered, how can nonprofits set the benchmark for safety standards?