Two Core Concepts for a Safer Workplace

As safety and health professionals, we continually strive for reduced injuries and illnesses. Instilling our mentality in the rest of the organization creates a culture that puts safety first, which is the smartest way to reduce these numbers and see a change throughout a facility. In the most effective workplace safety programs, two core concepts make up the mentality that is fostered throughout the organization: 1. Every employee is in the safety department. Safety begins at the top – as in the top of the organizational chart or the corner office. It’s difficult to get buy-in from all levels of employees if management doesn’t set the tone. Every employee, regardless […]

Practical Preparedness for Workplace Violence, Part 4: Top 10 Action Steps

During his presentation at an April 9 workplace violence seminar in Cleveland, Brent O’Bryan, SPHR, vice president of learning and development at Allied Barton Security Services, outlined 10 clear action steps employers can take to address and prevent workplace violence. O’Bryan, whose presentation stressed the importance of establishing a workplace violence policy and creating a threat assessment team to address potential workplace violence signs, offered the following 10 action steps for workplace violence prevention: 1. Conduct background screening for all new employees. At the minimum, O’Bryan recommends criminal background checks for new hires. Some employers may wish to conduct more comprehensive background checks, as well. 2. Watch for the warning […]

Rebecca Brophy names as new PSCo rental manager to lead team

Rebecca Brophy, rental manager, PSCo Commenting on Brophy’s appointment, Stuart Holmes, CEO of PSCo Group said, “Our customers appreciate an open and honest approach and we want to show that as part of our integral customer service. Rebecca is a perfect fit to ensure our Rental Team receives the right communications, training, motivation and support they need to deliver this.” Prior to joining PSCo Rental, Brophy spent six years in various retail managerial roles. She holds a BA Hons Degree in Business and Economics from the University of Durham. Your Comment Cancel reply

AMX adds to its education team with Peter Curtis

Peter Curtis, AMX Curtis joins the company with 12 years of sales experience behind him, gained at Performance Enclosures where he oversaw the development of the TeamMate brand. In his new role, Curtis will be responsible for the execution of sales strategy for AMX’s range of education products, which span control and automation, switching, distributed audio and video, and energy and technology management. Your Comment Cancel reply

Andy Allen joins B-Tech sales team

Andy Allen, B-Tech Allen has also worked for companies including Belkin and The Path Group. B-Tech, based in Daventry, Northants, has recently opened a subsidiary in Spain, to add to its European outlets in Belgium and Germany. B-Tech also has a presence further afield in Hong Kong, China and North America. Your Comment Cancel reply