Comment on Soaring inflation and crashing rates are sparking trucking’s ‘Great Purge’  by P.H Anselmo

The last trucking market crash was in 2019. The current market could end up worse for small truckload fleets.The freight market crash in 2019...

Comment on Viewpoint: Rail regulators have been afflicted with ‘Beltway fever’ by Lance Fritz

A recent hearing before the United States Surface Transportation Board (STB), the United States’ key rail regulator, serves as a sobering illustration of what...

Container-ship building spree not over yet; new orders still rising

For an alleged cartel that President Biden believes is deviously ripping off Americans, the container shipping oligopoly is sure doing a lousy job of...

The Importance of Workplace Inspections

A safe and healthy workplace is a huge contributor to improved efficiency and morale in any working environment.Workplace inspections ensure that your workplace is...

What is WHMIS Training?

WHMIS means Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. The system was designed to guarantee worker and employer safety in a work environment.Since 1988, WHMIS symbols...

Add Safety Glasses to Your Emergency Kit

Are You Prepared for An Emergency? Most people know a disaster can quickly devastate a life, a community, and even an entire country. Consider some...

How’s Your Safety Eyewear Fit?

The Importance of Eyewear Fit How safety glasses fit is important for several reasons. First, they must fit properly to work properly. Second, if they’re...

NALP reveals education lineup for ELEVATE

Sakata Seed America has officially announced two new business establishments in California’s major agricultural centers: Salinas Valley and Woodland, California. Since 1988, Sakata...

Soil Connect rolling on new program

Soil Connect is rolling out a QuickStart program to partner with local construction materials suppliers across the U.S. – including quarries, recycling facilities, landscape...

Arborjet | Ecologel announces new hires

Sakata Seed America has officially announced two new business establishments in California’s major agricultural centers: Salinas Valley and Woodland, California. Since 1988, Sakata...
The last trucking market crash was in 2019. The current market could end up worse for small truckload fleets.The freight market crash in 2019...

Looking forward

There have been times over the last two-and-half years where I think we can all say it felt as though things may never return...

Driving better industry outcomes through collective effort

I want to start my column this month by taking a moment to remember one of my predecessors as President of the Institute. Many...

How to Help Prevent Heat Stress in Industrial Work Environments

At outdoor jobs with high sun exposure such as construction, working at height, and oil and gas, dangerous conditions due to heat stress are...

Leading through nature

Incredibly, we are now entering the year’s second quarter. Nearly everyone I speak to agrees that 2022 seems to be passing by like a...

The Importance of Workplace Inspections

A safe and healthy workplace is a huge contributor to improved efficiency and morale in any working environment.Workplace inspections ensure that your workplace is...

What is WHMIS Training?

WHMIS means Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. The system was designed to guarantee worker and employer safety in a work environment.Since 1988, WHMIS symbols...

Add Safety Glasses to Your Emergency Kit

Are You Prepared for An Emergency? Most people know a disaster can quickly devastate a life, a community, and even an entire country. Consider some...

How’s Your Safety Eyewear Fit?

The Importance of Eyewear Fit How safety glasses fit is important for several reasons. First, they must fit properly to work properly. Second, if they’re...

Construction Work Site Safety Checklist

The use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has proven to help minimize occupational hazards. Nonetheless, the utilization of a safety checklist will help construction...

Fall Protection in the Construction Industry

Falls are the most frequent cause of fatalities at construction sites. It accounts for one of every three construction-related deaths yearly. Most fall injuries...

Hearing Protection Devices: Best Solution for Noisy Workplace

Hearing Protection Devices (HPD) are a form of personal protection equipment (PPE) and are considered the last option to control exposures to noise after...

Construction Work Zones Worksite Safety

Worksite safety is critical on construction work zones According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, transportation incidents and workers struck by vehicles or mobile equipment...