While you may not think of it this way, any accident that happens within your parking lot can be considered a workplace accident, or at least something that causes logistical issues for your business.
In any business, it's important that workers be able to do their jobs safely every single day, but the risks in an industrial manufacturing setting are quite a bit different from a basic office job.
In a manufacturing facility, you likely have a number of workers whose jobs put them in direct contact with potentially dangerous machines for many hours every day.
Every business, regardless of industry, wants to get the most out of its workers for every hour they're on the clock, but that's often something that's far more easily said than done.
Employee training should be an important part of any manufacturing operation, because you always want your workers to have all the skills they need to get the job done right.
Across the U.S., millions of people lost their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and its resulting economic downturn.
One of the best ways to boost worker retention in your manufacturing business on an ongoing basis is to create a pipeline from the entry level to as high up the corporate ladder workers want to move.
One of the biggest issues facing the manufacturing industry these days is the fact that many older workers are approaching retirement age, resulting in a talent gap.
The kind of work done in a manufacturing setting requires a lot of go-go-go and many companies don't really think much about how engaged their employees are with the work they do every day.
One of your primary concerns should be protecting your workers, and that certainly includes providing them with all the protective gear they need to get the job done right — and safely.
There are many reasons why an effective HVAC system is vital in an industrial setting.
As the manager of a manufacturing business, you no doubt understand the importance of maintenance for all your machines, so that they keep working as expected for years.
In an industrial setting, it's important to make sure your employees are on the same page, so they can meet your production goals, while also getting the job done right and as efficiently as possible.
For a lot of companies, there is just as much of a risk from virtual data theft as there is from real-world crimes.
One of the biggest line item expenses your manufacturing company throughout the winter is likely the cost of heating and powering your massive facility.
When winter weather arrives, your company's obligation is to make sure both its property and employees are as safe as possible.
Effectively conveying ideas, warnings, needs and highly necessary messages is vital in any business, and in manufacturing in particular, it can be the difference between success or catastrophic failure.
Regardless of the industry in which it operates, the essential role of any business is to keep costs to a minimum while maximizing revenues.
In the manufacturing industry, efficiency is everything, and that concept can take on plenty of forms as you go through your normal processes.
There are plenty of hazards that can rear their heads in any industrial setting, but one that may not get as much attention is electrical safety.