Every organization can benefit from a better safety culture. Aside from all the rules and regulations formulated to protect workers, how workers implement such rules matters more. This “how” is referred to as a safety culture. Safety cultures may not be written in paper, but they matter, perhaps even more than the actual written policies, says US Standard Products, a leading provider of workplace products. So, how can an organization implement safer policies? By deepening its safety culture in the following ways:Continue reading 5 Ways US Standard Products Suggests Implementing Safer Policies in The Workplace
Everyone wants to work in a great workplace. Gender inequality is the dark cloud that often shadows such aspirations. Questions always linger — “Is everyone getting fair treatment? Are we all getting rewarded equally for our effort?” While it is impossible to fix all the problems in the world, you can do your little bit by making your business gender friendly, says US Standard Products, a leading supplier of workplace products and a major supporter of workplace gender parity. You can do so by following these tips:Continue reading 5 Ways US Standard Products says to Promote Gender Equality in The Workplace
The use of proper protective equipment (PPEs) is crucial to ensuring workplace safety in a variety of sectors. While modern medicine and even a well-stocked first aid kit can help manage a number of workplace injuries, it’s always best to employ appropriate prevention measure to reduce the risk of injuries occurring in the first place. Pictograms serve valuable functions, for example by alerting to the presence of dangerous materials and emergency exits. But personal protective equipment is a prevention measure that should never be overlooked.Continue reading US Standard Products on Using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Promote Safety and Prevent Injury
With a degree completed and a diploma in hand, reality often sets in for new grads as they begin their career search. Some are focused, targeting industries or locations, but many people are faced with an additional challenge. How do you job search when you aren’t sure what you want?
Or what if you decide mid-life that it’s time for a change?
From Englewood, New Jersey, U.S. Standard Products supports employees and encourages them to get involved and find their passion. Here are some suggestions for finding your place in the work world.Continue reading How to Make Positive Career Choices When You Are Unsure Of Your Path?
Attempting to land an ideal, dream job can be both an exciting prospect and, at the same time, a challenging task to fulfill. While there may be more lucrative opportunities available than in previous times in Englewood, New Jersey, the amount of competition vying for these roles is sure to be massive as well. Sending out applications in abundance and arriving promptly to an interview no longer cuts it; one has to be prepared to go above and beyond in order to secure a potential dream gig. With that in mind, US Standard Products has compiled a list of helpful tips to consider that is sure to be beneficial in one’s quest for their perfect job.Continue reading US Standard Products Provides Tips for Securing A Dream Job
Exposure to chemicals or other hazardous materials in the workplace can lead to a variety of short and long-term health effects that put employees at risk of common disorders and life threatening illnesses.
Manufacturers and importers of hazardous substances, for example, must comply with OSHA Worker Rights and Protections, and are legally obliged to include precautionary labels and Safety Data Sheets with their products. This information offers advice on safe handling practices for everyone.Continue reading 4 Reasons US Standard Products Is Committed To A Safer Working Environment
In the early days of the American Industrial Revolution, employers neither took the proper precautions to protect work crews nor kept track of workplace deaths and injuries. After decades of unregulated workplace hazards, the government established The Occupational Safety and Health Administration in 1971. Since OSHEA was established, workplace injuries have dropped from 11% to less than 4% in the United States. While much has improved for the American workforce, there are still many concerns over whether or not the United States is a safer place to work in 2019 than it was half a decade ago.Continue reading Is the United States a Safer Place to Work in 2019?
Workplaces that take an environmentally-friendly approach to their business are not only saving on operating costs, they are also attracting Millennial workers and customers. On the flip side, organizations that dismiss opportunities to become eco-friendlier are increasingly under fire from employees, customers, journalists, and even lawmakers. Additionally, there are many local, state, and federal incentives for choosing eco-friendly products.Continue reading 3 Eco-friendly Changes and Why All Workplaces Should Make Them
When consumers are looking for a way to contribute positively to the environment, buying eco-friendly products is a great choice. Eco-friendly products use fewer resources and have sustainable components, meaning that they have less of an impact on the environment than their non-eco-friendly competitors.Continue reading US Standard Products Explain How the Latest Eco-Friendly Products are Helping the Environment
While workplace injuries are down by 68 percent since the 1970s according to OSHA, there is still a long way to go toward the goal of eliminating workplace injuries entirely. In 2017, 5,147 American workers died on the job. Over 20 percent of those deaths were in the construction industry.
US Standard Products examines the problem of workplace injuries and offers suggestions for reducing these injuries and keeping all workers safe.Continue reading An Analysis Of Workplace Injuries In The United States