The concept of industrial athletes was born in the last decade or so and refers to those who employees who make their living using their knowledge, skills and abilities to perform a job that often requires physical demands. The term industrial athlete is accurate as defined because there are definite similarities between what we normally think of as an athlete and an industrial athlete. How are you supporting the industrial athletes in your company?
It should have been easy to see, but somehow the waters were muddied decades ago and they are just now clearing up. It is well understood that placing an incentive at the right place at the right time is a great method of creating positive behavior change. Anyone working at OSHA would know this (as would any other American) in that we all participate in a wide variety of customer loyalty programs that incent us and affect our behavior. As a result of doing so, we get rewarded for our loyalty to brands we already believe in, and everyone wins.
It may come as a surprise to some, but summer is the most dangerous time to drive for both businesses and families. Summer is the time to pile the family into the car and head off to vacation destinations, and it is also the time where heat and exhaustion lead to less safe driving. July and August are the most dangerous months, especially on Saturday, between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Taking some extra precautions can ensure that you, your family, and your co-workers don’t become a statistic. Here are some tips that can help everyone stay safe on the road this summer.
Everything from Hair Loss to Hot Dogs seems to have a “month” to bring awareness to their cause. While some of these are amusing or frivolous, others are critically important: for example, National Safety Month in June.