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  • Feds Work to Shut Out Contractors as Punishment

    Feds Work to Shut Out Contractors as Punishment

    In July 2014, the Fair Play and Safe Workplaces executive order was enacted in an attempt to punish federal contractors who have a history of labor abuses. As Congress addresses funding for the Department of Defense, the order is causing members to ...

  • Maintenance Staff Injury Prevention Starts with a Waste Caddy

    Maintenance Staff Injury Prevention Starts with a Waste Caddy

    Janitors and maintenance teams have enough physical strain in the course of their job. After making the rounds, lifting and throwing bags into the dumpster and dealing with oversized items, the employee then has to push the waste container to the ...

  • Ergonomics: A New Focus on Cutting Warehouse Staff Turnover

    Ergonomics: A New Focus on Cutting Warehouse Staff Turnover

    The warehouse industry typically has a high turnover rate due to the physical demands of these jobs. Employees can be injured while moving machinery or equipment around. They can also develop injuries that result from repetitive movements, such as ...

  • Safety Assessment May Just Get You an OSHA Paid Dumpster Caddy

    Safety Assessment May Just Get You an OSHA Paid Dumpster Caddy

    Prevention is so critical to worker safety that OSHA has grant money available for ergonomic tools like dumpster moving equipment. Award recipients include non-profit organizations as well as labor unions, private firms, and certain other groups, so ...

  • Dumpster Moving – Push or Pull, the Wrong Choice May Put You in the Hospital

    Dumpster Moving – Push or Pull, the Wrong Choice May Put You in the Hospital

    Many workers have a preference for either pushing or pulling heavy equipment, but the truth is manually pushing or pulling are both dangerous. The motion and exertion requirements can cause a repetitive stress injury while also risking losing ...

  • DoD Service Contract Program Change is on a Slow Track

    DoD Service Contract Program Change is on a Slow Track

    In January 2016, the Department of Defense instituted a policy aimed at streamlining their services contracting with better oversight and control. While the new policy is expected to make the process more cohesive, it may take another ...

  • Hot Weather Safety Laws May Significantly Impact the Warehouse Industry

    Hot Weather Safety Laws May Significantly Impact the Warehouse Industry

    In an effort to keep you informed about legislation that impacts warehouse safety and performance, we wanted you to know about new legislation in California that may be embraced by other states. A proposed bill in California could impact the ...

  • Waste Caddy purchases increase due to OSHA’s new reporting requirements

    Waste Caddy purchases increase due to OSHA’s new reporting requirements

    To many businesses, the new OSHA electronic record keeping rules sound like airing dirty laundry. The policies have been a subject of considerable controversy, but ultimately the message is clear: more than ever before, it’s time to step up ...

  • Weichert Launches New Property Management Company

    Weichert Launches New Property Management Company

    Known for providing top quality customer service to home buyers and sellers, the Weichert Family of Companies announced recently that they will consolidate their property management businesses into one entity called Aureus Property Management. The ...

  • DoD Cracks down on employees leaving to be contractors

    DoD Cracks down on employees leaving to be contractors

    Possible conflicts of interest when Department of Defense (DOD) employees leave to work for defense contractors should be of interest to every tax payer in the country. CNS News reports, when Darleen Druyun, one of the Pentagon’s top-level ...

  • Improvements by Railways Drive Increased Use

    Improvements by Railways Drive Increased Use

    When people think about railroads, they typically do not think modern and high tech. Perhaps, railroads deserve that perception. As the internet began taking root in many businesses and the lives of most people in the mid-1990s, North American ...

  • Rail and Trucking Industries Face Off in Freight Hauling Rate Battle

    Rail and Trucking Industries Face Off in Freight Hauling Rate Battle

    Price wars are shaking up the shipping industry as rail lines lower prices to keep and attract customers. Following a turbulent 2015 that was impacted by the west coast labor disputes, BNSF and other railways are offering significantly reduced spot ...

  • Healthcare Workers Report Feeling Less Valued

    Healthcare Workers Report Feeling Less Valued

    It’s no secret that healthcare workers have tougher jobs than many other people. A recent poll sheds light on the difficult situation: healthcare employees are about as happy with their jobs as anyone else, yet feel less valued and struggle ...

  • Warehouse Smart Systems and Software Boost Efficiency

    Warehouse Smart Systems and Software Boost Efficiency

    As automation takes over your warehouse processes, the old warehouse management systems may be insufficient. A WMS can help direct people, but you need a warehouse control system (WCS) to direct the machines. A smart system provides the data you ...

  • Reviews and Ratings, Even Hospitals Have to Worry About Them

    Reviews and Ratings, Even Hospitals Have to Worry About Them

    Ratings systems and online review sites have hospitals under the magnifying glass more than ever. Healthcare organizations must worry about their reputation with the government’s Hospital Compare data and organizations like Leapfrog. As ...

  • Handling Peak Demand in Warehouse Fulfillment Operations

    Handling Peak Demand in Warehouse Fulfillment Operations

    Warehouse efficiency often centers around getting the job done as well as possible, as often as possible. Failing to master peak demand, however, can be disastrous — when orders are high, your business can’t afford to drop the ball. In ...

  • Pentagon Changes the Face of Its Workforce Though Contractor Usage

    Pentagon Changes the Face of Its Workforce Though Contractor Usage

    Since 2012, the Pentagon has faced congressional pressure to reduce DoD spending on civilians and contractors. While the DoD hit benchmarks the first few years of the mission, it has begun increasing its spending on contractors. The DoD projects an ...

  • Hospitality Industry Continues to Fight the Battle with Bed Bugs

    Hospitality Industry Continues to Fight the Battle with Bed Bugs

    Horror stories of bed bugs have been going viral lately, smearing the reputations of many hospitality brands. Hotels everywhere need to ask themselves: what is management doing to prevent bed bug infestations, and how would we respond to a ...

  • Defense Contractors Get Extension on Cyber Security Standards

    Defense Contractors Get Extension on Cyber Security Standards

    An eleventh-hour reprieve has given Department of Defense contractors a reprieve until the end of 2017 before complying with new cyber security standards. For many firms, this defense contracting news comes as a welcome assurance that ample time ...

  • Multi Family Housing Trends to Watch for 2016

    Multi Family Housing Trends to Watch for 2016

    Multi-family housing appears poised to evolve in 2016 and beyond, as consumer tastes and economic outlooks push the market in various directions. GlobeSt.com recently asked commercial experts about the property management and real estate trends on ...