Winter Holiday Safety

Winter Holiday Safety

Winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together. But that also means a greater risk for fire. Following a few simple tips will ensure a happy and fire-safe holiday season. Holiday decorating •             Be careful with holiday decorations. Choose decorations that are flame resistant or flame retardant. •             Keep lit candles…

Empowering Women in the Workplace—The BelFlex G.R.O.W. Initiative

Empowering Women in the Workplace—The BelFlex G.R.O.W. Initiative

The pandemic simultaneously shined a brighter spotlight on workplace disparities and increased them— especially when it comes to gender gaps.  According to the World Economic Forum’s 2021 Global Gender Gap Report, “the time it will take for the gender gap to close grew by 36 years in the space of just 12 months between 2020 and…

November Safety Newsletter

November Safety Newsletter

Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning Prevention When winter temperatures plummet and home heating systems run for hours the risk of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning increases. CO is found in fumes produced by furnaces, kerosene heaters, vehicles “warmed up” in garages, stoves, lanterns, and gas ranges, portable generators, or by burning charcoal and wood. CO from these…

Crime prevention and personal safety tips to help keep you and your community safe from crime

Crime prevention and personal safety tips to help keep you and your community safe from crime

In 1984, the National Crime Prevention Council designated October as Crime Prevention Month.  October has become the official month for recognizing and celebrating the practice of crime prevention, while promoting awareness of important issues such as victimization, volunteerism, and creating safer, more caring communities. Many people are concerned about the threat of rising crime in…

BelFlex Staffing Network’s Kristy Pierce Earns a Women in Leadership Scholarship from the American Staffing Association

BelFlex Staffing Network’s Kristy Pierce Earns a Women in Leadership Scholarship from the American Staffing Association

Pierce is one of eight recipients of national award Cincinnati, OH, August 2, 2022 – BelFlex Staffing Network (BelFlex), a staffing and flexible workforce solutions firm in the commercial sector, today announced that Kristy Pierce, Senior Director of Finance and Accounting at BelFlex, has been awarded a Women in Leadership Scholarship by the American Staffing…

August Safety Newsletter

August Safety Newsletter

National Immunization Awareness Month is sponsored by the National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC) and is observed in August annually across the USA. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the importance of vaccinating people of all ages against a number of serious and sometimes deadly diseases. The awareness month also celebrates the successes of…

Overcoming Turnover Turmoil in Manufacturing and Light Industrial Settings

Overcoming Turnover Turmoil in Manufacturing and Light Industrial Settings

While supply chain issues and inflation are still impacting the industry, gains have been made in improving plant operations. However, one significant barrier continues to thwart productivity goals: high employee turnover.  In 2021,the average manufacturing turnover rate was 39.9%. By 2028, 2.5 million manufacturing jobs are estimated to go unfilled. Even now, the industry is…

BelFlex Promotes Brandon Downing to Regional Vice President

BelFlex Promotes Brandon Downing to Regional Vice President

Downing has been with the organization for over 18 years and has held various roles including On-site Manager, Branch Leader and Regional Director. In this new role he’ll continue to partner with a team of five branch managers and three business development managers to find solutions for both existing and potential customers while adding new…