Many in today’s workforce so closely integrate work efforts into their overall life that the days of ‘clocking out,’ are buried in the distant memories of work before email. How can businesses with stringent scheduling requirements help address employee wants and needs?
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The "Uncover… For Manufacturer Reps" program is a proprietary distributor satisfaction survey that enables independent manufacturer rep agencies to solicit feedback from their distributors.
ProPublica and NPR's joint investigation found drastic cuts to workers compensation benefits and employees' access to those benefits.
In the wake of the West Coast ports fiasco, BoldIQ wants to bring its operations optimization engine to supply chain organizations after past and ongoing success with aviation providers.
The National Labor Relations Board recently ruled that employers could not prohibit employees from using their company’s email to communicate and engage in union organizing on their own time.
According to OSHA's budget justification, its plans to increase the number of health inspections next year are just the tip of the iceberg in regards to its full 2015 agenda.
The final rule issued Wednesday will become effective 120 days after its publication in the Federal Register and will apply to workers of all federal contractors from that date forward.
The analysis explored possible scenarios, concluding that annual sales for a typical disqualified company would drop by $351 million and force it to fire more than 400 Canadian workers.
Hear from several independent industrial distributors, as well as IBC, to learn about the evolving state of customer service for independents and how they are adapting.
Besides training employees on the new GHS (Global Harmonization System) labeling elements, new pictograms, and the new SDS (Safety Data Sheet) format, there are more important challenges to compliance, that many employers and Safety Managers may not even realize.
Could DNA marking be the solution to prevent counterfeit industrial parts from hitting the supply chain?
The size of the theft at Home Depot trails only that of TJX Companies' heist of 90 million records disclosed in 2007.
The news comes nearly a week after a website that focuses on cybersecurity reported a possible hack of Home Depot's data.
Hackers have broken security walls for many retailers in recent months, including Target, grocery store chain Supervalu, P.F. Chang's, and the thrift store operations of Goodwill.
With fantasy football, social media and other timewasters more popular than ever, let's take a look at how much money employers are actually losing because of them.
NTN Bearing has announced the results of a joint raid that it participated in with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service.
Twenty-three percent of the workforce has misused prescription painkillers, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, making opioid use a serious threat to employee safety.
Designed to keep waste to a minimum, this 38 lb. economy size tub of powder can be used in a mop bucket, auto scrubber, or even in spray bottles for pennies per use, says the company.
3D printing is being touted as the most disruptive technology to hit the industrial marketplace in years, but exactly how will manufacturers and distributors be affected?
Both the E-Plex 2000 and PowerPlex 2000 Series Mortise locks with deadbolt and auto-deadbolt are certified for use in the highest level High Velocity Hurricane Zone areas, including Miami-Dade and Broward counties of Florida.
Meggitt offers new handheld thermometers that read temps of hard to reach or moving machinery for a variety of industrial applications.
The S30 provides innovative indoor and outdoor sweeping performance with optimized dust control in both light and heavy dust applications using its patented SweepMax Plus cyclonic system, says the company.
Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) programs cover a broad range of disciplines including industrial hygiene, environmental compliance, and general safety. The goal of a program is to protect the health and safety of employees, the local community, and the environment from potential hazards that are presented by the operations conducted at the facility.
This standalone unit enables users to create 9” inch wide signs and labels without a computer – eliminating worries about IT department and network security concerns.
GM is in the crosshairs for a delayed recall that caused at least 13 deaths. How much might it have to pay out as a result?
Ohio is leading a group of drilling states working with seismology experts from energy companies, government agencies and universities across the U.S. on how best to detect and regulate human-induced earthquakes.
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