How do you begin to optimize daily business functions? Begin by evaluating the success and challenges of the past year. Identifying strengths and weakness lets you create a leaner initiative plan for the coming year to better address the specific areas of your business that need improvement.
Safety is one of the biggest, most costly concerns in the supply chain industry and OSHA violations can be extremely costly. But what if your facility is fined erroneously? While it is very common for day-to-day operations to become lax when it comes to safety protocol, it is also possible for OSHA to make mistakes in its evaluation.
Improving forklift operator behavior and driving skill is one of the most effective strategies to reduce warehouse costs. Accidents, impacts, and injuries are costly mistakes that are often avoidable. But, the success of this strategy depends on the quality of data you receive from your forklift monitoring software.
What it the best way to improve safety in your facility? Leading indicators play a big role in preventing worker fatalities, injuries, and illnesses as well as strengthening operational outcomes in the workplace. Your cohesive safety program should leverage leading indicators as a guide for operational changes in processes, programs, and altering employee behavior to cultivate a safer work environment.
Warehouse safety management involves more than just having rules. It takes preventive action. You know that obvious risks like horseplay, speeding and irresponsible driving should be addressed immediately in your facility. But, what about those common everyday slips in safety protocol? How are you managing those hidden risks?