November 25, 2020

NIOSH Lifting Equation on Lifting and Low Back Pain

NIOSH recently released the results of a study which found a correlation between the number of lifts per shift and lower back pain. The study involved the self-reporting of multiple factors from a group of 138 manufacturing workers. The workers spent their day lifting and assembling dryer parts.
February 21, 2019

Using Agile Development Methods to Improve Safety Management

Agile development has been the staple of many fast moving software companies. However, safety has been often overlooked when it comes to quick development cycles to continuously improve the workplace and instead often take multiple months and quarters worth of capturing data and analyzing risk before action plans are put forth. Learn how to help your safety and risk teams be more proactive with continuous improvement to reduce risk in your workplace.
February 21, 2019

5 Ways to Reduce COVID-19 Infection Rates in Your Workplace

Here are 5 ways to ensure your company is doing the best it can to reduce COVID-19 infections in your workplace.
February 21, 2019

How Workplace Wearables can Prevent Injuries and Hazards

We wanted to share some of our favorite ways to use the product to improve safety outcomes at your facilities by using leading indicators. In this blog post, we will detail our five (5) favorite use case and implementation methods for the Vigilant Technologies (VIT)'s Arc device in your facility. These use cases are a result of research, testing, and discussion with our beta customers and pilot locations. Every facility is different, so use these use cases as a guideline and tweak your implementation as necessary. If you have suggestions or results for a different type of implementation, let us know and we’ll give you a shout out!
February 21, 2019

How to Prevent Injuries during Retail Holiday Seasons

As people increase their shopping during the holiday season, warehousing and stores are preparing for some of the busiest times of the year by hiring temporary or seasonal workers to pick up the slack. While the companies can benefit from the additional resources, these temporary workers are also at an increased risk for injuries.
February 21, 2019

Workplace Safety Tips for Effective Safety Training and Behavior Change

You are a safety manager for several facilities at a major company and you’ve just been tasked with improving employee safety in your facility. Injuries are too high and cost the company too much. There has been too much missed time and you’ve had to bring on and train a bunch of new employees so productivity is down.You are a safety manager for several facilities at a major company and you’ve just been tasked with improving employee safety in your facility. Injuries are too high and cost the company too much. There has been too much missed time and you’ve had to bring on and train a bunch of new employees so productivity is down. What do you do?
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