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The Consequences of Chronic Fatigue Spike in Autumn

How your organization can reduce the risks and save lives Did you know that autumn brings big increases in pedestrian fatalities? You may be wondering why this is relevant, when we usually chat about compliance as a way to improve safety in your business. But the danger to pedestrians...

Engage to Retain. Engage to Succeed.

3 Key Steps to Engage and Retain your Best Employees Do you feel like your enthusiastic performers and your reliable rocks are disappearing from your organization? Are you stuck in a never-ending cycle of recruiting, onboarding, training and exit interviews? Are you spending more time refereeing conflicts than planning...

It’s time to dust off your Hazard Communication Program

7 steps to update your workplace, because pumpkin lattes and hazardous chemicals should never meet Ah Fall… The smell of leaves and pumpkin lattes is in the air. It’s a great time to take out your hazard communication program and dust it off. Chances are you have hazardous materials...

The High Cost of Workplace Toxicity

The realities of workplace conflict and how to deal with it.   “Our team is constantly fighting with each other.” “I have a conflict with X and I am totally stressed out.” “I can’t do my job because that other person/department is getting in the way.” “There is so...

It’s Organic! How to Grow a Healthy and Inclusive Workplace Community

I’m no master gardener, but I know that you can’t just toss out some seeds and sprinkle a little water to succeed at growing, say, an apple tree. First, you have to till the ground and add nutrients to the soil to give those seeds the right environment to...

How to Keep Your Cool When Summer Heats Up

The Low Down on Safety When Temperatures Soar Do you have employees who work outside? Then you should have a plan to prevent heat illnesses and make sure your team knows the signs of sickness. While OSHA doesn’t have a specific rule that covers heat exposures, mitigation plans can...

Appreciate Your Millennials: Why and How

It’s time to stop complaining about younger employees and start engaging them A colleague of mine was a bit taken aback by what she described as “millennial bashing” during a lull at a professional conference she recently attended. Her table mates were complaining about how lazy millennials are, how...

The Power of Belonging: Essential for You and Your Staff

Imagine showing up for work on your first day, ready to meet your colleagues and get started. You’re greeted warmly and escorted to your office and told to settle in. That’s when you realize you have no phone, no computer, no one available and no idea how to access...

Use Your Safety Committee To Inspire Postive Culture

14 Best practices you can put in place today. This is part of our series designed for busy business and HR leaders responsible for managing safety programs. Is your safety committee thriving and contributing to the positive safety culture at your organization? If not, you’re overlooking a valuable influencer...

Cultivating Hope at Work: 5 Tips for Changing the Future

Part 5 of a 5-part leadership series. What does it mean to have hope in the workplace? And why should you care?  Hope is one of the top four most important things employees need at work. Leaders who want to be effective will do well to take it seriously....