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April 29 2022

Mental Health Awareness Month: New Data on Mental Health…

Mental Health Awareness Month New data reported in March from the CDC highlights the severity of the mental health crisis experienced by youth during the pandemic. High school students were already experiencing an increase in mental health issues before the…

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April 26 2022

Vector’s Student Safety & Wellness Courses and PD Tracking…

Vector’s Student Safety & Wellness Courses and PD Tracking Solution Recognized as EdTech Awards Finalists Finalists for The EdTech Awards 2022 have been announced to a worldwide audience of educators, technologists, students, parents, and policymakers interested in building a better…

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April 19 2022

Six Things to Know about Training Facilities Maintenance Technicians

Qualified, knowledgeable, and highly-skilled facilities maintenance techs are in short demand these days. And these days (in 2022), that’s all the more true, with very low rates of national unemployment and many workers leaving jobs or changing employers as part…

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April 19 2022

VAWA Reauthorization Act of 2022

On March 15, 2022, President Biden signed the 2,741-page Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022, enacting provisons of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Reauthorization Act of 2022 that: Expand the scope of the audience and topics covered by prevention education programs…

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April 18 2022

9 Things to Look for in a Facilities Maintenance…

Like employers in many industries, facilities managers are caught in a tough bind with the threat of losing employees during the Great Resignation, the ongoing challenge of continually upskilling current maintenance technicians, and the need to quickly and effectively onboard…

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April 7 2022

8 Things to Keep in Mind about Employee Onboarding…

Although employee onboarding programs are known to provide great benefits for employees and the organization (see our Better Employee Onboarding recorded webinar to see some statistics and data on that), many organizations don’t offer a real employee onboarding program and…

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April 5 2022

Using OEE as a KPI Metric for Your Maintenance

When performed poorly, maintenance can sometimes be viewed as a cost center by plant managers, but if it’s performed in a proactive, preventive manner that focuses on reliability and increasing machine uptime and production, it can instead be viewed as…

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April 5 2022

Webinar Overview: Discussing the Grenfell Tower Fire & Systemic…

In a recent installment of our monthly webinar series, we were joined by Gill Kernick, a high-risk industry safety consultant, talking about the Grenfell Tower Fire of 2017 in West London. Gill is not only a safety consultant but was…

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April 4 2022

Washington State Hazing Legislation HB 1751: Sam’s Law

When he signed Washington State’s comprehensive hazing bill (HB 1751) on March 30, 2022, Governor Inslee said “This bill is a solemn reminder that we can and will do more to educate students on the dangers of hazing.” The bill…