Dover Chemical Corp hit with more than $500,000 in fines due to safety violations

November 28, 2012

Forty-seven and 545,000. The first number is how many health and safety violations Dover Chemical Corp was cited for after an investigation into an accidental release of hazardous materials at its plant in Dover, Ohio last May. Continue reading

OSHA to investigate drilling rig collapse in North Dakota

November 20, 2012

A group of rig hands were lowering a Nabors oil rig in North Dakota in order to move it to another location when the tall derrick collapsed last week, according to a company spokesman. Continue reading

OSHA urges caution, crowd management planning for retailers on Black Friday

November 19, 2012

We are just a few short days away from the biggest shopping day of the year. The day after Thanksgiving is known as Black Friday and it features some of the largest savings available to consumers. Continue reading

Workforce training during times of transition

November 16, 2012

When a new leader steps into an organization struggling to find its way, they often need to shake things up. This can involve a combination of new personnel, policies and strategies that transform the company culture and its approach to short-term and long-term goals. Continue reading

Electronic Arts Inc. and bringing on thousands of new hires in a short time

November 15, 2012

The way the world consumes media is a lot different today than it was 50, 25 or even 10 years ago. Take the video game industry, for example. Continue reading

Reinforcing IT best practices with online learning solutions

November 9, 2012

The rapid evolution of technology in the last decade has changed the face of the business world as we know it. During that time there have have been countless innovations that have proven both beneficial and problematic for companies. Continue reading

OSHA to investigate Connecticut man’s fatal fall from tree

November 7, 2012

Previously in this blog, we have discussed the importance of training employees on what to do in the event of a natural disaster. But, what happens afterward is perhaps just as vital. Continue reading

Curbing cyberbullying in the workplace

November 6, 2012

Previously in this blog we have talked about workplace bullying. Acts of abuse and derision, whether verbal or physical, cannot be tolerated in a place of business. Not only do can they lead to emotional distress for victims, but they also open employers up to all kinds of legal action. Continue reading