Trader Joe’s warehouse subject of investigation after carbon monoxide leak

September 27, 2012

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has begun an investigation into an incident at a Trader Joe’s warehouse in Pennsylvania following a carbon monoxide leak that sent 18 workers to the hospital. Continue reading

Dreamforce ’12 highlights need for training workforce

September 24, 2012

Last week, Salesforce.com hosted the Dreamforce ’12 conference, an event meant to highlight the growing roles of various technologies in the modern business world. Among the guest speakers was General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt. Continue reading

Training systems a priority as manufacturing jobs become more advanced

September 19, 2012

A number of industries have felt the effects of the Great Recession since the latter half of 2008, but the future of the manufacturing industry is looking bright – at least in Massachusetts. Continue reading

Reality show highlights dangers of poor training

September 17, 2012

Workers are the lifeblood of any business, and companies succeed or fail by the training provided to their employees. That’s why it is imperative for managers to do everything in their power to help team members thrive. Continue reading

Keeping up with new regulations

September 11, 2012

Any company whose business is overseen by a regulatory body, be it government or private, is aware of the importance of following changes that come down the pipeline. Continue reading

The importance of emergency action plans in the workplace

September 7, 2012

Last month, news broke of a shooting outside the Empire State Building in New York City. The incident happened in broad daylight with crowds of tourists and local workers in the area. Continue reading

Carnival worker’s death prompts OSHA investigation

September 5, 2012

Carnivals are supposed to be a source of joy and good-hearted fun. So when tragedy strikes in such a venue it often stands out and people take notice. Continue reading

Reward and recognition programs: saying ‘thank you’ to the American worker

September 4, 2012

With yesterday being Labor Day, reward and recognition programs seem a fitting topic of discussion. Continue reading