These Chickens are an EGGcellent Example of Safety

A flock of hens in Scotland are taking workplace safety to a whole new level by being outfitted with new reflective vests. Louise Lennox, owner of Glenshieling House bed and breakfast in the Southern Highlands tasked her 14 hens with greeting guests as they enter and lodge. However, she discovered that while most of the 14 hens are free to wonder and roam the 3-acre property, a few of them tended to walk down towards the road near the property. Lennox decided that in order to keep them visible to passing drivers, she purchased reflective vests online for all 14 of her hens. “The hens are very happy to wear them because they’re specially designed for chickens,” Lennox told a reporter. “It doe

Safety: A Top Priority For Millennials

If you Google search any topic such as industries or workforce, you will likely see an article relating to millennials. The generation that grew up with Thundercats and Spice Girls already represents more than a third of the American workforce. By 2025, that will grow to over three-quarters of the workforce. With a new generation becoming the majority in the workforce, new priorities, opinions and ideas will change the way we work. A priority that has been shown to be on the mind of many millenials is looking at and valuing safety in the workplace. With the advent and growth of the Internet and social media, millenials are now more connected than ever. With the click of a button, you can be

The Basics of Fire Extinguishers

Imagine you are at work and a fire suddenly appears to the left of you. Thankfully to the right of you is a fire extinguisher. Do you know how to use a fire extinguisher? Do you know if the extinguisher is the right one for that certain type of fire? If the answer is no, you are not alone. It is a common problem that a lot of people face. They know that having a fire extinguisher is a great piece of equipment but the lack of knowledge about what type and how to use it is concerning. However, the National Fire Protection Association has recently put out some guidelines about fire extinguishers and how you can grow your understanding about them. A question you need to ask yourself is what kin

Fatigue in the Workplace

“I slept terrible last night.” How many times do you hear that at your work? Or maybe a co-worker says “I need this extra large coffee this morning. I need to stay awake.” Most people hear those statements and simply fluff it off or agree that they feel the same way. However, this is not something that should be ignored. Being tired at work could become a serious issue and a safety hazard. The National Safety Council recently reported that forty-three percent of Americans say they don’t get enough sleep and that could jeopardize safety at work. The National Safety Council released a survey- based report entitled Fatigue in the Workplace: Causes & Consequences of Employee Fatigue recently a

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