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TAKE 10 SECONDS!   New Year, New Challenges! GPS wants to start 2020 off with challenging its employees to TAKE 10 SECONDS BEFORE STARTING ANY TASK. Each year, more than 2 million workers are injured on the job and GPS wants its employees to go home to their loved ones in the same condition they… Read more »

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Travel Safety GPS challenge of the week…Traveling for Christmas?   Grandma is waiting……. According to Injury Facts 2017, 273 people died on Christmas Day in 2015. Alcohol-impaired fatalities represent about 1/3 of these accidents. Use a designated driver, make sure everyone in the vehicle buckles up, and put the cell phone away. If you experience or… 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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Travel Driving Safety   GPS challenge of the week…Traveling for Turkey Day?  Grandma is waiting!  According to Injury Facts 2017, 386 people died on Thanksgiving Day in 2015. Alcohol-impaired fatalities represented about 1/3 of these accidents. Use a designated driver. Make sure everyone in the vehicle buckles up. Put the cell phone away. If you… Read more »

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GPS 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… 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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Machine Guard Safety!   GPS challenge of the week…DO NOT REMOVE MACHINE GUARDS!  Machine guards are the first line of defense against injuries caused by the moving parts of the machine.  Machine guards can protect you from amputations, fractures, lacerations, bruises, abrasions, sprains, strains, burns, cuts or crushing injuries. If you experience or see a… Read more »