When you first went to college for engineering, you knew that this major could take you in a number of different directions. You never imagined, though, that you would one day be in a job developing tamper evident clamshell packaging and other kinds of retail packaging. The plant where you work, however, has a diverse set of clients. Clients that will ask you to produce things as diverse as small utility boxes for jewelry makers and ammo storage cases. The engineering side of the company where you work is actually a pretty exciting combi Continue reading
When it comes to the retail packaging of products in our modern world, we understandably get troubled when we see just how much waste is being created. Right now, 31.9 million metric tons of plastic is being improperly disposed of and a significant amount of it is winding up in our oceans, causing damage that amounts to about 13.billion per year.,/p>
We are becoming not only more aware of the kind of damage our packaging is causing but also more conscious of how we can hold companies responsible for the damage their packaging can cause. Right now, over half of the people who make purchases around the world do so with at least partial thought given to which companies are making an effort to have a Continue reading
Commercial businesses have a responsibility to keep their workers and customers safe. What does this entail in the day-to-day? Locking the back doors to mitigate unwanted guests, hiring janitorial services to eliminate bacteria or just double-checking floors for spills that could cause an ungainly fall. All of these little efforts amount to a business that people want to return to time and time again. When a fire threatens your foundation? You have to do whatever it takes to get everyone to safety. Fire alarm repairs can check your fire alarm systems to make sure they can detect smoke in the air before it becomes a problem.
Every single business runs the risk of fire. We all depend on technology, after all, and this constant exposure to electricity and flammable items mean a fire ca Continue reading
It can be startling to accept that some of the most deadly hazards known to humanity are right under our own nose. Acknowledgement, however, is the first step on the road to a safe future. Fire alarm services are our barrier between a secure environment and a situation out of our control. Is your apartment complex, motel or warehouse safe? Even areas that are less likely to see a high-rise fire still need to take precautions to make sure customers and workers alike are kept out of harm’s way. With technology making it easier than ever to identify a potential fire and alert the right people, there’s no excuse not to reach out.
High Risk Locations
Does your place of business have a higher-than-average risk of succumbing to a fire? It’s important to be aware of high risk loca Continue reading
The manufacturing industry is made up of several companies dealing with different products. These products are made from various materials including plastic, wood, metal, fiber, cotton among others. Consequently, there is little pressure on production timelines. However, in the same industry, there are those that deal with food production. Not only are food produce sensitive in terms of perishability, but also handling. These products need to be processed as quickly to make them available to the market. Same as animal feeds. And although these ones make use of additives and preservatives to ensure they have longer shelf life, it’s vital to have good machines that ensure efficient production process.
Apart from a smooth production process, the safety of those operating the machine is also another important factor. Continue reading
If you want to hire the right employee, you need to ask yourself what they’re looking for. Not just a simple way of making money or a stepping stone to something greater, but a place that will help them in every aspect. Businesses that fail to acknowledge this simple fact run the risk of contributing to the financial epidemic that is employee turnover. Costing the American economy $11 billion every single year, this devastating rate is only getting worse for both workers and companies alike. Staffing agencies, however, may just have the answer.
Employee turnover is a term used to describe the rate at which employees prematurely leave their job. The costs of employee turnover can be as low as 30% of an employee’s salary and as high as 150%. As you can imagine, this has left many scr Continue reading
When you look around, it is quite evident that there is a growing need for home health care in the United States today. As the Baby Boomer generation continues to get older, there are more people in need of health care services in their homes. A lot of people, regardless of their age, prefer to recover in their homes if it can be managed.
This presents a need for new home health care businesses around the country. One of the difficulties that can arise from taking care of people in their homes is the risk that home health care workers take when they venture out, away from a medical facility. If you are starting or have a home health care business, you need to know about home health care liability insurance.
All businesses should have liability insurance, Continue reading
Many people aren?t aware of it, but having epoxy flooring for freezers and refrigeration is very important, particularly for factories, warehouses, and other businesses that need these types of flooring. One reason why companies would want to have epoxy flooring put down is due to the fact that it can offer protection, since it does not absorb chemicals very easily. It is also tougher when it comes to abrasion, which is important for any floor surface that is going to get used on a daily basis. Here are three ways an epoxy flooring company can help make life better and protect warehouse and factory floors.
The Floors Can Ge Continue reading
Document shredding is important for keeping your office space clean, preventing work accidents and injuries, and preventing office fires from spreading. However, it’s also incredibly important for keeping your business safe from identity theft.
Identity theft is most often considered an online crime what with technology advancing so quickly these days and so much information being available in one place. However, only 10% of identity theft cases involve online exchanges. The grand majority of identity theft cases transpire through the theft of physical documentation.
Documents that include important information including credit card numbers, bank statements, birth records, medical records, etc, can easily fall into the wrong hands if thrown away whole or left shredded and unattended. However, it ca Continue reading
Everybody has clothing, and some have an abundance of them. A full closet seems nice, but there’s a good chance you are not wearing everything in there. When people realize this and get to cleaning, their first thought may be to put the little worn articles into storage, or even in the trash. This is a grave mistake many people make, especially when there are so many people in need out there. Why throw away perfectly good clothing when you can easily take them to a charity clothing drop off location?
Many people overthink the clothing drop off process, or even don’t think much of it at all. Educating yourself about the process of clothing donations is a great way to clear up any misconceptio Continue reading