Monthly Archives: October 2013

ManagerPlus Hosts Spooktackular Halloween Lunch

Happy Halloween everyone! ManagerPlus staff donned their finest, most spooktacular costumes and showed off their pumpkin carving skills at a Halloween pizza lunch today. Each employee posed for a picture in their eerie attire, and a vote was held to … Continue reading

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ManagerPlus Kicks Off Halloween the Healthy Way with Pumpkin Aerobics

Happy Halloween everyone! We kicked off a week of Halloween festivities today with “Pumpkin Aerobics,” an intense 40 minute workout session where the ManagerPlus team used pumpkins as medicine balls in a variety of fun and challenging exercises. The session … Continue reading

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2 Simple Ways to Keep Heating Costs Down This Winter

Over the past several decades, temperature fluctuations have made it difficult for facilities managers to estimate how much heating and furnace systems will cost to operate through winter. Regardless of how much these systems are used, however, there are some … Continue reading

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How Scaffolding Helps Explain the Recent Spike in OSHA Citations

Do you know whether your scaffolding can hold its own weight plus four-times the maximum recommended load? Does your staff perform regular checks on stairs, supporting transoms, footings, braces, brackets, trusses, screw legs, ladders, etc.? Do your employees inspect rigging … Continue reading

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Companies Spend Billions on Safety But Many Accidents Remain Intractable: Here’s Why

Sales of safety equipment and supplies totaled $11 billion in 2012 in the U.S.—an amount greater than the GDP of Nicaragua. Personal protective equipment, or PPE, is a $33.3 billion industry globally. Suffice it to say, businesses around the world … Continue reading

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What Makes a Great Fleet Manager?

This week our guest blog comes from Track Your Truck, a leading GPS solutions provider for the trucking industry, on the characteristics that make up a great fleet manager. You’ve got a fleet of trucks or other assets to manage, … Continue reading

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ManagerPlus Featured Presenter, Sponsor at Scrap Recycling Conference

ManagerPlus participated in the 2013 Operations Forum held by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Inc. (ISRI) in Long Beach, California this week. The conference is tailored for industry professionals who are responsible for the “safe and efficient operation of scrap … Continue reading

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Implementing Precision Lubrication with CMMS Software

A recent piece in Plant Services lays out a compelling case for precision lubrication. Author Jason Kopschinsky, CMRP, provides a helpful, step by step breakdown of what should be done to ensure that lubricants are in proper condition and keeping … Continue reading

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