Should we be integrating safety into warehouse employee performance metrics to improve forecasting?

Should we be integrating safety into warehouse employee performance metrics to improve forecasting?

Employees are not going to consistently meet these metrics to their peak capability if they are working in unsafe conditions or performing unsafe acts. Sometimes they might push to meet these metrics so they aren’t punished, but in pushing they may be forced to act in an unsafe manner.

Using Agile Development Methods to Improve Safety Management

Using Agile Development Methods to Improve Safety Management

Safety management needs some innovation. In this blog post, VIT proposes adapting agile software development methods for use in safety management. We explore basics of Scrum and how they might be used in safety. 

Protecting Your Seasonal Retail and Warehouse Workers During the Holidays

Protecting Your Seasonal Retail and Warehouse Workers During the Holidays

Temporary and seasonal hires brought on for the holidays are often at increased risk for injury. This blog post talks about some of the causes and risk factors associated with seasonal hires as well as some basic strategies for preventing injury.