Forklifts only account for one percent of all factory related injuries, but nearly 100,000 workers are involved in a forklift accident per year. Approximately 35,000 of these accidents result in serious injuries. According to OSHA, 70 percent of all forklift incidents in the United States could be avoided with proper safety training and policy. What can you do as a warehouse manager to help prevent forklift accidents?
There are many pieces and parts that come into play when running a successful factory. To be successful in the long term, you want your factory to operate at top productivity. Here are four simple steps to make your factory the best it can be.
When working with a recruiter, it never pays to “sugarcoat” or beat around the bush. The more straightforward you are, the better a recruiter can help you and the more satisfied you will be in the end. A recruiter is trained to get you what you want – so try your best to not confuse him or her!
Poka-yoke is a Japanese term that means “mistake-proofing.” A poka-yoke is any mechanism in a lean manufacturing process that helps an equipment operator avoid (yokeru) mistakes (poka). People are inherently unreliable and flawed when compared to machinery or robotics. Fortunately, there are ways to take the human element
Modern recruitment strategies that are successful utilize technology and a great deal of creativity. That being said, there are a lot of ways to recruit top talent. Listed are five things you do NOT want your staffing partner to do while searching for your next industrial employee– even if just for a temporary need.