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December 10, 2018
No matter how careful you are, working in a warehouse will expose you to different kinds of dangerous situations. Although you can’t avoid them entirely, here are our top 5 tips on how to reduce the risk of getting injured at work to a minimum.
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5 Office Trends for 2016

March 04, 2016
5 Office Trends for 2016

Putting together the best office isn't just about increasing productivity and making everyone work harder, instead it's about re-inventing the way that we look at work spaces to help employees feel more comfortable. 2016 is the right time to do away with tired old office schematics that forgo ergonomic office furniture. Make better use of public space, and intuitive designs that make people want to come to work. We have put together a list highlighting five office trends you can expect to see in 2016.

  1. Location is important

    First things first, make sure your office is located in a central location. Inner city offices were a trend in 2015, because public transit is becoming more popular. If a building is in a great location but doesn't have the best features, sometimes it's better to spring for that location, because you'll attract a wider selection of qualified applicants than you would if you’re office is out in the middle of nowhere.
  2. Bring nature indoors

    More and more businesses are installing wood panels, exposing concrete floors, and putting natural-looking flower pattern wallpapers and paintings in their offices. Try incorporating grass, plants, and some sunlight, giving your workers a natural and cozy feeling.
  3. Mixing and matching workstations

    Community tables and casual breakout areas are great for small group meetings. Many bosses have added adjustable height tables which allow workers to stand. This can actually improve health, concentration, and circulation. 
  4. Incorporate different textures

    Richer, varied materials such as wood, stainless steel, and color tones gives your staff a spark of life that lets them be original, bold and inspired in their work. It also provides a more personalized work environments.
  5. Opting for an open space

    About 70% of all employees work in open offices in America. The reason it’s become so popular is because people can communicate and collaborate together in a better way. Google is known for their unique offices. They have integrating couches, game systems, swanky lighting, and even fireman's poles (to get people from one level to another) in Ontario. Try integrating some of these tactics in your office!
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