How to Build and Maintain a Safe Workplace (Part 2)

Work injuries in the U.S. resulted in 104 million lost workdays in 2017.  70 million of those were due to injuries incurred in 2017, and 34 million were due to injuries in prior years (The National Safety Council, injuryfacts.nsc.org). If that doesn’t motivate you to pay close attention to workplace safety and health, here’s another…

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How to Build and Maintain a Safe Workplace (Part I)

OSHA Workplace Safety Laws

All employers with one or more employees are obligated to comply with the standards, rules, and regulations issued under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHA). Have you ever felt unsure of what specifically you’re responsible for when it comes to making sure your company is compliant? With so many federal, state, and…

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How to Positively Manage Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace

HR consultants in Michigan having a discussion about mental health awareness.

1 in 5 (46.6 million) adults in the United States experience a mental health condition in a given year. (www.nami.org) That means, in an organization that employs 100 people, 20 are likely challenged with a mental health condition. Managers and leaders know that people must be physically healthy to perform well, but sometimes forget how…

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How Diversity Plans Provide Opportunity for a Powerful Edge

Business leadership discussing their diversity and inclusion plan at a conference table.

In 2017, hurricane Harvey laid waste to much of the Texas coast and devastated swaths of Houston. Texas-based grocery chain H.E.B. was running disaster relief stations, mobilizing its extensive supply chain and funneling resources to those in need – right alongside the Red Cross and Salvation Army. Why was a grocery chain running emergency logistics…

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