The 5S's are a continuous improvement methodology started in Japan after World War 2 and mastered by Toyota. When transliterated from the original Japanese, the 5S's stand for sorting, setting in order, shining, standardizing and sustaining the discipline.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, hand injuries continue to be the second leading cause of work related injury. These injuries come with a price tag of $740 million annually (Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery) when one factors in both the direct medical cost of the injury and the indirect costs of lost productivity, training replacement employees, repairing possible equipment, and investigating the cause of the injury.
Brings company's contributions since 2010 to $525,000
October 10, 2014
Streamlight® Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-performance lighting equipment, recently contributed more than $75,000 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF), a not-for-profit organization with a mission to achieve prevention of and a cure for breast cancer. Since 2010, Streamlight has donated $525,000 to the organization from sales proceeds of its “pink” flashlight products.
Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC), a leading global manufacturer of dust, fume and mist collection equipment, reports that Alan O'Connell has been appointed executive vice president in charge of worldwide operations.
Ergodyne has been selected as one of OUTSIDE Magazine's Best Places to Work for 2014. Each year, OUTSIDE recognizes the top 100 companies in the United States that help their employees strike the ideal balance between work and play.
BioFit Engineered Products, a globally renowned manufacturer of award-winning ergonomic seating solutions, recently introduced Ron Buettner as regional sales manager and director of marketing. Mr. Buettner will lead BioFit sales initiatives in the central U.S. and oversee the company’s marketing efforts.
Just like last year, Deb Group is very active in supporting and celebrating Global Handwashing Day which occurs yearly every October 15th. The day was originally created for children and schools, but can be celebrated by anyone promoting handwashing with soap.
Due to injuries, fatalities and lost workdays, slips, trips and falls had a $13.7 billion price tag in 2012, according to the most recent data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Bureau also reported 285,380 nonfatal injuries and 704 fatal injuries that same year.
Victory in round 2 of the chase for the Sprint Cup is extra special at “home track” where Logano saw his first NASCAR race, made his first career cup start and earned first victory
October 6, 2014
Wiley X® sponsored NASCAR driver Joey Logano took another very important step in what has been a stellar 2014 season, winning Race 2 of the Chase for the Sprint Cup at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 21.