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$542 GPS Employee Referral Bonus WINNER! Congratulations Amy Sanders for winning the $542 Employee Referral Bonus. Last year any GPS associate who received a $50 Referral Bonus from July 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019, had the chance to receive an additional $542 BONUS in a quarterly random drawing in January 2020!  Amy Sanders is a… Read more »

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Holiday Light Safety GPS challenge of the week…Holiday Light Safety! You want your house to look like Clark Griswold’s in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation from 1989? Well, here are some tips for Holiday Light Safety. Check each set of lights, new or old, for broken or cracked sockets, loose connections, or frayed or bare wires…. Read more »

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Safety Hotline GPS wants its employees to go home to their loved ones in the same condition they came to work. Examine the situation, consider all the outcomes, then proceed with your task. If you experience or see a safety concern on your assignment, please contact our GPS Safety Hotline at 803-760-1441 or contact your… Read more »

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Think Before You Act   GPS challenge of the week…Think before you act! STOP, THINK, ACT! Before starting any task, be sure that you know the correct procedure to complete the job, have the correct PPE and understand the hazards associated with the job. STOP, THINK, ACT! If you experience or see a safety concern… Read more »

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Fire Safety   GPS challenge of the week…Fire Safety! General workplace fire safety do’s and don’ts: Make sure all walkways are kept clear. Sweep up scraps of paper. Empty trash. Do not use open flames. Participate in fire drills: Evacuate safely. Do not use equipment that delivers mild electrical shock or gives off an unusual… Read more »

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Hand Safety   GPS challenge of the week…Hand Safety!  Keep your fingers and hands safe!  Three types of hazards can cause hand injuries: Mechanical Hazards – these are situations where hands and fingers can get caught, pinched, crushed or severed in chains, rollers, gears, or other moving parts. Objects could fall on your hands. Or, your… Read more »

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Thank you to our Staffing Stars!   GPS salutes our nation’s staffing stars during National Staffing Employee Week!  We’re proud to employ many talented temporary/contract employees who actively contribute to growth of our local and national economy!  GPS is joining staffing firms from across the nation in celebrating National Staffing Employee Week from September 16th-22nd. Established… Read more »

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Avoid Falling Objects!   GPS challenge of the week… Avoid Falling Objects! Falling objects can cause serious injuries such as cuts, abrasions, concussions or blindness. In general, always wear a hard hat when work is being performed overhead and whenever possible avoid working under moving loads. Also, stack materials securely to prevent them from sliding,… Read more »