A written company safety manual is a critical component of safety in the workplace and an effective safety compliance program. Providing quick access to the company’s safety resources, the safety manual clearly conveys all of the various elements of the organization’s safety plan as an easy to use guide and Read More
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The issues of intimate partner violence (IPV) and domestic violence in the workplace continue to make news. First, tragic events are still occurring, like last month when an employee of Ingles Market in Covington, GA, was shot by her estranged husband in the store’s deli section. Also, states continue to Read More
When evaluating safety in the workplace, safety hazards will vary based on the different retail settings that we work in, the types of job responsibilities that we are involved with, and the factors and conditions found in a specific workplace. Hazards can be something easily seen (for example: exposed wiring or Read More
When comparing the risk management and loss prevention disciplines, it is important to recognize that the two functions share many common missions. They both manage risk, they both try to minimize losses to the company, and they both need to assess the cost of a loss control solution versus the benefit it Read More
Compliance initiatives are necessary because they validate that our safety program is in accordance with established guidelines, specifications, and legislation—and that the components of the program are being executed as expected. Safety compliance management is a prevalent business concern and is crucial to ensuring that responsibility and accountability are being Read More
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June, which is National Safety Month, is an appropriate time to focus on young workers, as they head out of school and into the workforce. Many of them will find jobs in the retail industry, a leading employer of young workers in the United States.
In 2014, there were approximately 18.1 Read More
A Goodwill outlet store in Sacramento failed to train workers and respond to safety hazard warnings, which resulted in the crushing death of Abraham Garza, a loading dock worker, according to California’s workplace safety agency in April.
After a six-month Cal-OSHA investigation, which included a finding that employees had allegedly warned Read More
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Brothers charged with organized theft
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New toolkit to strengthen drug supply chain
OSHA champions young worker safety Read More
Welcome to Day 2 of LP Magazine’s coverage of the 2017 Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) Retail Asset Protection Conference from New Orleans, LA.
Following a morning welcome from Jess Dankert, senior director of retail operations for RILA, Day 2 of the conference kicked off with a general session featuring Rob Read More