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Reduce Factory Accidents with White Paint

April 23, 2019

Did you know that you can reduce recordable incidents and factory fatigue simply by painting your ceilings and walls white? The wisdom and evidence of this is over 100 years old and we couldn’t have put it better ourselves. From Safety Engineering, Volume 34, No. 316 (published in 1917): “An important adjunct to factory illumination […]

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Plant KPIs Flashing Red? Think Managed Labor…

April 16, 2019

LACOSTA’s Managed Labor Helps Turn Red KPIs to Green by Ending Labor Shortages & Ensuring a Quality of Work Because We Track KPIs Like You Do The effectiveness of plant management is measured by key performance indicators (KPIs), and that’s how we measure managed labor staffing and janitorial services. All LACOSTA management team members are […]

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How Is Your Temp Agency Taking Care of Your Workers?

April 9, 2019

As noted by Jacob Passy in his article Why temp work is not a safe bet on MarketWatch, “The lack of coordination between staffing agencies and employers, and the gaps in the legal protections for workers have created a dangerous situation for temporary workers, according to a study of temp workers in Pennsylvania conducted by […]

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Get Off the Temp Training Treadmill

April 2, 2019

As the US unemployment rate hovers near all time lows, most manufacturing plants continue to see challenges in using temporary workers to fill line labor, material handling and other production support roles. With staffing agreement language that often prevents a temporary employee from working at an assignment for more than 90/120/180 days, why has the […]

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