Staying Safe & Sober in the Workplace

Justin Goldblatt, general manager of Runrite Electronics, explains how alcohol abuse in the workplace can be overcome. Alcohol is the most widely used and commonly available intoxicating substance. Alcohol testing has become commonplace in the industrial sector; primarily driven by health and safety legislation, which encourages testing to mitigate risk. Many companies have implemented “zero

General Safety- Backing into Trouble

When we are walking around on the job, particularly when handling material, we are subject to many dangers. Think about the following scenarios and see if you have ever been in a similar position: An employee was inside a truck removing empty drums onto the trucks elevator tail gate and then lowering it. Another employee was

General Safety- A Single Second

It takes a minute to write a safety rule. It takes an hour to hold a safety meeting. It takes a week to plan a good safety program. It takes a month to put that program into operation. It takes a year to win a safety award. It takes a lifetime to make a safety