Training and Leadership

listening

Take Time to Listen

A supervisor in the kitchen was having a really busy, frustrating day. Two workers had called in sick so the shift was shorthanded. The hospital was full of patients unexpect

supervisor in touch

Staying in Touch is Critical

There's not much point in developing a safety program unless worksite supervisors keep it in the minds of those for whom the program is intended. Communication is the key.

awards

Awards Can be Very Worthwhile

For some people, just knowing they've done the right thing is enough. For others, rewards and incentives are an effective way to promote safe work practices. Workers benef

AWOL

Ask The Expert: Can You Terminate an Employee Who’s Been AWOL for Over a Week?

QUESTION Do we have the right to terminate an employee who hasn’t shown up, called in or responded to our calls for over a week?   ANSWER It depends. &n

safety

Great Leaders Make Safety Fun

Great Leaders Make Safety Fun One of the biggest misconceptions about safety is that it is boring, says Richard Hawk, a safety professional and motivational spea

Data Entry Operators Benefit From Short Breaks

Give your data entry workers a break. Better yet, give them four breaks of five minutes each, plus their regular breaks. You’ll still come out ahead, according to a study c

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