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Footwear Safety GPS challenge of the week…Footwear!   There are two major categories of work-related foot injuries. The first category includes punctures, crushing, sprains, and lacerations. The second group of injuries includes those resulting from slips, trips and falls. There is no workplace where a worker is immune to foot injury, but you the worker wearing… Read more »

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Any manager or supervisor will tell you that no single motivational method works on everyone. For example, fear might work on some employees, but it’s a losing bet overall. It ultimately demoralizes everyone. So, what motivational methods can you use to appeal to the largest number of employees? Communicate People respond to specific goals, yet… Read more »

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Follow Procedures! GPS challenge of the week…Follow Procedures! GPS where Safety is Everybody’s Job…My Job…Your Job! Part of your job as employees is to follow the safety programs that are in place at your workplace and to participate in all safety meetings/trainings. As workers, it is your responsibility to wear all PPE that is provided… Read more »

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Safe + Sound Week   Safe + Sound Week is August 12-18 and is “a nationwide event to raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs that include management leadership, worker participation, and a systematic approach to finding and fixing hazards in workplaces,” according to OSHA.  GPS is committed to partnering… Read more »

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Feeling burned out isn’t just common, it’s a diagnosable condition that afflicts around 23% of all employees. It accounts for around 8% of healthcare costs nationwide. Not sure if you’re feeling actual burnout? Here are three key signs: exhaustion, cynicism about your job, and lower effectiveness. If you’re in the burnout boat, what can you… Read more »