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A Most Dedicated Employee

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    Have you ever heard the expression “walk a mile in someone else’s shoes”? It is easy to judge others when you haven’t been in their circumstances. We wonder why people make certain decisions. We assume things of others. We misinterpret because we don’t know their truth. When we put ourselves in someone else’s [...]

Sledding Safety

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  February may be coming to an end but it seems Old Man Winter is not quite ready to hibernate…at least not yet. March is on the horizon and it appears winter is in full force across a good portion of North America, including several Southern states. Like it or hate it, the snow, ice [...]

Cold Stress

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  With temperatures plummeting as they recently have in much of North America, the risk of Cold Stress is very real, especially for the outdoor worker. Cold Stress is not something to take lightly and can affect anyone exposed to freezing weather. People are warm-blooded creatures, meaning our bodies have the ability to maintain a constant [...]

Toasty Tips for Winter Safety

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  With much of North America covered in freezing temps, ice and snow, it’s good to remember : It’s Summer somewhere, just not here. You can imagine you’re lying on an gorgeous Australian beach soaking up the summer sun but once you walk outdoors, reality sets in – it is cold. OSHATOES® wishes we could [...]

Train vs. Vehicle

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Should We Have A Super Bowl Holiday?

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  Let’s get down to brass tacks…. Should today be a national holiday? How should employers handle the dreaded “Day After Super Bowl”? Last night an estimated well over 100 million people watched the Super Bowl. The Super Bowl is iconic. It’s epic. Sports bars, backyards, man caves, and family rooms were packed. The Super [...]