Six Easy Ways to Avoid Identity Theft

      There’s been a lot in the news lately about identity theft and data breaches; the Federal Trade Commission lists, Equifax, Yahoo and the IRS, just to name a few. Any of these breaches leaves your information open to criminals, also known as identity theft. However, information can also get into the wrong hands when cyber-attackers hack into your company …

Written By: Jesse Henson

Company Holiday Parties: Fun or an HR Nightmare?

The holiday season is upon us and this brings the inevitable company holiday party. It’s the one night a year that employees are able to let loose and have fun in a non-work setting. It’s a time of eggnog, gift giving, and joy… at least we hope so.

Written By: Leanne Groen

Winter is Coming

The leaves are changing color and there’s a certain crispness in the air. You’re finding yourself reaching for your coat every morning before you step outside. Holiday decorations are appearing in department stores overnight and soon the jazzy holiday music will be filtered through speakers everywhere you go. We all know what this means; winter is coming.

Written By: Leanne Groen

Summer heat – 6 tips for preventing illness while working outdoors

With Summer quickly approaching, it’s time to think about preventing illness while working outdoors.  The following are suggestions to prevent heat stroke and other heat related issues while working in hot conditions: 1. Be aware of the signs and symptoms of heat-related illnesses. These include headache, dizziness, weakness, confusion, irritability, thirst, nausea and vomiting.2. Protect yourself from direct sunlight when …

Written By: Eugena Bellamy

Safety in the Workplace

Workplace injuries happen frequently and they can cost thousands of dollars. As an employer, we recommend that you put in place policies, procedures and training programs to help prevent accidents.  At StaffScapes, we deal with workplace injuries frequently with our clients.  Often, employers believe risk management applies to big business and especially those that deal in professions that are high risk …

Written By: Eugena Bellamy

Tips to help prevent Workplace Violence

Recently, I was reading an article in the PEO Insidermagazine by Christina Stovall, MBA, PHR regarding Workplace Violence.  Many statements which I will highlight throughout this post got me to thinking.  According to The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), approximately 2 million employees across the US experience workplace violence each year.  At first, that seemed like a big number. I …

Written By: Eugena Bellamy

Safety in the Workplace

Every day we all do hundreds of tasks that seem routine and we don’t view them as being dangerous.  We often think things like “Slips and falls only happen to uncoordinated people” or “I work in an office, not around heavy equipment so nothing will happen to me”.  But that is far from the truth.  Several times a month, we …

Written By: Eugena Bellamy

3 Keys for Preparing For an Emergency

I turned on the news last night and watched as picture after picture was displayed showing the aftermath of the violent storms and devastating tornados that made their way across Oklahoma.  It happens every year across our great nation.  Buildings are destroyed, people are killed, and families go from enjoying an evening meal together to figuring out where they will …

Written By: Eugena Bellamy

Safety Newsletters

StaffScapes, Inc. encourages safety for our clients and our employees.  Each month StaffScapes sends out “Safety Matters,” a newsletter to provide awareness of safety issues to you and your employees.  By sharing this information with employees you are creating a safer work environment and reducing the risk of non-productive employees.  “Safety Matters” encompasses a number of safety related issues.  Although …

Written By: StaffScapes

Office Safety

Tips on making your Office more safe The office is a reasonably safe place, but even in the office accidents can happen. You may not even realize what common dangers there are. Here are some tips to help you avoid or correct harms your office could have. Practice Good Housekeeping: *Wipe up spills quickly, shut desk drawers completely after use, …

Written By: StaffScapes