In order to have a positive working environment for your employees and boost overall productivity, you need to possess certain leadership skills. Leadership is more than being labeled as the boss. You must have a clear vision for your company and be willing to listen to others. Employees need to feel heard. The best leaders [...]
Successful safety and health programs can proactively identify and manage workplace hazards before they cause injury or illness, improving sustainability and the bottom line. Participating in Safe + Sound Week recognizes the successes of workplace health and safety programs! We participated by having a Safety Suggestion contest. We sent out a virtual safety suggestion box [...]
The USS Dwight D. Eisenhower returned home to Norfolk, following a seven-month deployment that included breaking the Navy’s record for most days at sea. We have tons of Fire Preventers, Tank Cleaners, and Powertoolers working on this carrier. Need Talent? Visit our sales department.
Christian Murillo wrote a great article featured in the Virginia Ship Repair Association's newsletter reminding employers and employees the importance of knowing how to prevent heat stress related illness. He gives a short definition of the signs to look out for, how the body reacts to the illness, and how to assess a heat-stress related [...]
Toxic coworkers can cause unnecessary stress and frustration at work, which can lead to difficulties at home and even health-related issues. Work is stressful enough without the extra drama, learn about the different types of toxic coworkers and how to deal with them. 1. THE POLITICIAN WHO THEY ARE: They are more worried about getting [...]
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, slips, trips and falls make up the majority of general industry accidents. Most slips and trips occur due to a loss of traction between the shoe and the walking surface or an inadvertent contact with a fixed or movable object which may lead to a fall. Here are [...]
Virginia is the first state to adopt OSHA Workplace Safety Standards that are catered to infection risks. View article here.