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Safety

Crucial Steps to Reduce Lockout Tagout Violations

Though simple and effective, lockout/tagout is a frequently violated workplace safety standard. Safety experts from throughout the U.S. talk about their LO/TO frustrations and share tips on improving LO/TO incidents.

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Reshoring Back to America

The U.S. manufacturing sector's struggles have been felt countrywide. Harry Moser of the Reshoring Initiative leads a discussion on bringing more manufacturing jobs and strengthening the economy in the U.S. for #USAMfgHour on Twitter.

News and Trends

Turning Around the Trend in Work Zone and Traffic Deaths

Roads are emptier and facilities running leaner, yet traffic fatalities are increasing. Workplaces can improve traffic safety at work with these simple tips.

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COVID-19 Safety Protocols for Manufacturing

A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, manufacturers have unique experiences and lessons learned. Amanda Schleede of Vital Circle leads a chat on pivoting and evolving safety protocols for the #USAMfgHour chat on Twitter.

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Digital Transformation for the Agile Business Model

Embracing and keeping up with digital processes can be challenging, especially while weathering the seas of maintaining agility. Sam Gupta of ElevatIQ, a digital transformation consultancy firm, leads the discussion for #USAMfgHour on Twitter.

Safety

Tips to Break Fall Trends in the Workplace

While OSHA’s top 10 most violated safety standards for 2020 show fall protection at number one, there are three more top violations directly related. What can the construction industry and other workplaces do to improve fall incident rates?

Visual Communication

Signs Your Excavation Site Needs Shoring Up

Excavations of all types require a variety of tools and techniques for safety and efficiency. A few things that are standard on all worksites are communication and compliance. How can excavations improve? Here are several tips.

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Facing Hard Truths by Embracing Soft Skills

Qualifications and technical skills are essential for workers to have in today's market. How about those soft skills? John Buglino of Optessa hosts a chat for #USAMfgHour on Twitter on the importance of soft skills and how to create a culture from them.

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Industrial Communication Now and into the Future

Disruption has changed the way people and businesses communicate. What is your company doing differently and better for customers and employees? Michael Womack of NJMEP.org leads the discussion for the #USAMfgHour chat on Twitter.