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How to Choose a Muster Point

How to Choose a Muster Point

A muster point is an allocated space in which all employees gather in the event of an emergency. It is considered the safest place on a site and all people inside a building should be aware of the muster point, being able to quickly assemble should they need to evacuate the building for whatever reason.

How To Encourage PPE Use

How To Encourage PPE Use

From healthcare to construction, PPE is an absolute necessity in a range of industries. PPE stands for Personal Protective Equipment, and the term covers a wide range of different clothing and equipment which often include more factors than initially meets the eye. By limiting direct exposure to hazards and allowing employees to undertake their daily

How To Stay OSHA Compliant

How To Stay OSHA Compliant

What Is OSHA Compliance? Standing for ‘The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’, OSHA is a regulation which is in place to prevent on the job illness and injury. Every employer has a responsibility to ensure a health and safety compliant workplace for their workforce and as well as being a moral choice, it is also

How to Avoid Shock Hazards

How to Avoid Shock Hazards

How To Prevent Electric Shocks In The Workplace Whatever the industry, almost every single workplace relies on electricity as part of their daily operation. From IT equipment in an office environment to heavy power tools and machinery on building sites, the risk of electrocution should be regularly assessed and any hazards should be acted on

How to Perform a Gemba Walk

How to Perform a Gemba Walk

How To Do A Gemba Walk Originating from the Japanese word ‘Gembutsu’ which translates to ‘the real place’, the concept of a Gemba Walk helps business owners reflect on their workplace and identify areas for improvement. As we get so caught up in our ongoing roles and the day to day operations of a business,

How to Get Started with Six Sigma

How to Get Started with Six Sigma

Using Six Sigma: Everything You Need To Know Six Sigma is a technique designed to reduce the likelihood of human error in a business by adopting a data-driven approach. By utilizing modern technology capabilities, the statistical methods help to remove any dated processes which can be minimizing productivity and lowering profit margins. To remain strong

How to Implement Continuous Improvement

How to Implement Continuous Improvement

The continuous improvement process is lucrative to all industries looking to make a change in their workplace practices. Whether that change be for safety, the health of the employee, or to create a more efficient workplace, continuous improvement exists to find ways to add value to the process as well as improve employee wellbeing. This article

How to Establish 5S in the Workplace

How to Establish 5S in the Workplace

If you’re looking to optimize your facility into one that is more organized and efficient, you’ve come to the right place. Utilizing 5S is an excellent option for improving facility functions as it helps keep your workers on task, find information quickly, and keeps the space much safer than if it were a cluttered environment.

Contingency Plan

Contingency Plan

Companies are always planning for how they will improve and evolve to remain competitive and get more business. Of course, there are times when these types of plans are not successful. This is where contingency planning can be very helpful. A contingency plan is put in place when an outcome of something is different than one

Change Management

Change Management

One concept that virtually all companies have in common is that of constant change. This could be changing trends in what customers want, changing technologies in how things are done, changing employees, and much more. The ability to manage change without causing significant problems is essential for any company that wishes to succeed in the

Burndown Chart

Burndown Chart

A burndown chart allows you to make a visual representation of the work that is needed for a particular project as well as the amount of time that it will take. By putting the specific tasks that need to be done on one side of the chart and the timeframe on the other, you can create

PERT Chart

PERT Chart

A Program Evaluation and Review Technique Chart, or PERT Chart, is a tool commonly used in project management that can help give those involved an effective way to represent the required tasks for a given project. This chart can show how the project is progressing, what needs to happen to move forward, and much more. PERT Charts were

OSHA 1926.102 Eye & Face Protection

OSHA 1926.102 Eye & Face Protection

When it comes to workplace safety, few things are more important than making sure the eyes and face of those in the area are protected. OSHA has a set of regulations that are made specifically for this type of workplace safety. Any facility that has safety hazards must be familiar with OSHA 1926.102, which is where

OSHA 1910.178 Powered Industrial Trucks

OSHA 1910.178 Powered Industrial Trucks

Manufacturing and warehousing companies almost always need to use large trucks to complete tasks. They are used for moving equipment, transporting water and other solutions, and much more. There are many types of trucks that can be used including fork trucks, tractors, lift trucks, motorized hand trucks, etc. These powered industrial trucks are found in many

Katalab

Katalab

Kata is a Japanese word that means ‘form’ or routine. It comes from the idea of a detailed pattern of martial arts movements that are memorized and practiced repeatedly to try to perfect them. The concept of a KataLab was developed during the COVID-19 pandemic for a food bank. The team working on a project

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